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“We applaud the University of Chicago for taking responsibility as a member of the broader South Side community.”
Attendees Consider Gun Violence Prevention and the University’s Relationship to the Community.
“Our community needs and deserves equal access to quality health care, and we are now one giant step closer.”
UCMC does not anticipate that the findings will prevent the project, which includes a plan to build a level-1 trauma center, from going forward.
The proposal includes new trauma and cancer centers.
“In an effort to expand access, UChicago Medicine is now proposing a bold plan to invest in facilities and programs that will deepen and broaden their commitment to the community.”
The new plan replaces the proposal between the UCMC and Sinai Health System to bring a Level 1 adult trauma center to Holy Cross Hospital.
“The Illinois Department of Public Health has not yet been notified that the University of Chicago Medical Center is full prepared to implement its proposal.”
Trauma center activists banned from campus alleged racism, police misconduct at a “teach-in” in on Wednesday night.
Programs include Project Fire, Community Grand Rounds, and Bronzeville Dream Center.
I write to respond to the recent Maroon article about the University’s decision to participate in a Level I Trauma… Read more »
“Trauma has no easy solution.”
The joint project between the University of Chicago Medical Center and Sinai Health System will convert the emergency department at Holy Cross Hospital into a Level I adult trauma center.
“You’d better build a trauma center now.”
“If we fail to have these conversations, then we can anticipate that those problems are simply not going to receive adequate attention.”
In an article published last week, “Chronic illness has taken the backseat in trauma center debate” (4/21/15), The Maroon broached the… Read more »
The UCMC statement also emphasized the importance of maintaining other vital services to the surrounding community.
“Lives are being lost, young black people are dying and we won’t be ignored anymore.”
The nine activists who were linked in lockboxes have been arrested by CPD.
UCMC adult Level I trauma center operated 1986–1988
UCMC declares no interest in building a new trauma center.
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) will raise the age limit of its pediatric trauma care program, it announced… Read more »
UCMC also announces funding for new center to provide post-trauma counseling.
UCMC approved to begin two major projects, Hyde Park restaurant scene shake-ups, International Innovation Corps launches in India.
UCPD actions toward trauma center protesters highlight the perils of the University’s private policing.
Protesters attack University’s bid for Obama library but not trauma center.
Monday protest was the main issue at the Conversation.
Students have been disingenuous and administrators absent—both must learn from mistakes in order to break the stalemate.
The Trauma Center Campaign began its Week of Action with a protest at a UCMC construction site.
Democratic candidate for the 39th District of the Illinois House Will Guzzardi returned to campus to speak to students about his career and vision for Chicago.
Student protestor explains the motives for yesterday’s protest and calls the UCMC to action.
UCMC alerted deans-on-call, who told the group to pray outside.
The Trauma Center Coalition hosted a town hall meeting discussing the role and implications of the Obama presidential library in… Read more »
America is far from post-racial.
Trauma center activists urged to disperse during vigil.
The University’s lack of a trauma center is a problem. So is its lack of first-aid kits.
The administration’s swift reaction to the trauma center protests needs to regain momentum
Following a hearing on trauma deserts in Chicago, activists rallied in front of the UCMC to demand a trauma center on the South Side.
Committee on Dissent and Protest must urge explicit UCPD policies that align with University philosophy.
Community leaders, politicians, and activists alike urged the University to expand its trauma services.
Polonsky said he is open to collaborating with other hospitals and organizations to bring trauma care to the South Side.
UCMC’s place on South Side is such that it should support goal of a trauma center, financially or otherwise.
During an open meeting with the Committee on Dissent and Protest, Losier discussed his arrest report and a recently surfaced video.
In a closed-door meeting, SG and Polonsky discussed the logistics of the choice to not offer trauma care at the U of C.
Hospital admins must make good on public discussion promise.
Far from simply “shaming” those in charge, trauma center activists cultivate ties with local figures and groups working toward change.
If activists want to see a trauma center on the South Side, they may want to take their cause to City Hall.
Members of SHE discuss why the research that the UCMC cites in arguing against the necessity of a trauma center on the South Side might be wrong.
The University must make a sustained and meaningful attempt to extend a hand to members of the South Side community.