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A part of the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to train health care leaders, foster healthy communities and promote health equity in Illinois and beyond.

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The clinical enterprise of UI Health includes a 445-bed tertiary care hospital, 21 outpatient clinics, 11 federally qualified Mile Square Health Center locations, and a new Specialty Care Building. With a focus on patients and their families, UI Health provides safe, high-quality and cost-effective care.

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The UI Health system includes the academic and research activities of the seven UIC health science colleges, with campuses in Chicago, Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. We have faculty at the forefront of health research, advancing knowledge and clinical practice to promote health and well-being for families and communities.

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UI Health is dedicated to the pursuit of health equity for marginalized communities and populations. From community-based models of care, to a Cancer Center working to end disparities in cancer care, to training programs for community health workers, UI Health is addressing structural inequities and social determinants of health.

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UI Health is a regional and national leader in advancing health equity through clinical services, health sciences education, research, and community partnerships, as demonstrated by Vital Signs such as these:

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Number of Visits and Surgical Procedures at the UI Health Specialty Care Building
Since the UI Health Specialty Care Building (SCB) opened in September 2023, there have been 164,000 patients visits and surgical procedures performed in the facility. In March of 2023, the SCB hit a milestone of 100 outpatient robotic surgeries, and has the distinction of being the only outpatient facility in the Midwest using a single port robot in an ambulatory facility.

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Number of Graduates from the RMED program at COMR
Since 1997, the Rural Medical Education Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, has graduated 436 students, 78% of whom matched into primary care residencies, and 65% of whom are practicing in towns with fewer than 50,000 people.

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Number of Visits to the UI Health Emergency Department
In fiscal year 2023, there were 47,773 visits to the Emergency Department at the University of Illinois Hospital, where patients received comprehensive medical services for emergency medical situations including severe injury, major illness or symptoms of a serious medical condition.

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More Than 10,000 Patient Visits at 55th & Pulaski
As of July 2023, the UI Health 55th & Pulaski Health Collaborative had 10,000 patient encounters since its opening and has served more than 4,500 individual patients in the gage Park and West Elsdon communities.

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UIC Ranked #8 in Nation for Social Mobility
According to the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking, UIC ranks at number eight in the nation for social mobility for students from low-income families. UIC was also ranked at #13 overall among all public universities.

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850 Residents and Fellows Trained Annually
The University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics training an average of 850 residents and fellows annually, preparing future physicians of diverse backgrounds to serve our communities with expertise, integrity and compassion.