State regulators denied the UCMC’s certificate-of-need to build in the Center for Care and Discovery.
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Right-to-life groups criticized the University for publishing a guide for health-care and social service providers on accessing abortion in Illinois.
The $61 million facility in Orland Park should open in 2016.
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 University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC)’s Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $3.9-million award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)… Read more »
The Trauma Center Campaign began its Week of Action with a protest at a UCMC construction site.
Student protestor explains the motives for yesterday’s protest and calls the UCMC to action.
Pilot method to have doctors treat high-risk patients in both clinics and hospitals.
University to fill two empty floors of Center for Care and Discovery with patients from Mitchell Hospital.
UCMC alerted deans-on-call, who told the group to pray outside.
Preliminary results indicate changes in microbial composition of hospital floor.
Surgeon says that weight-reducing surgery “can only be described as a tool; it’s not a shortcut.”
Committee on Dissent and Protest’s Report opens up questions instead of answering them.
Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s lowered the University’s outlook on debt to negative.
The University’s lack of a trauma center is a problem. So is its lack of first-aid kits.
UCMC surgeon uses Google Glass to perform surgery.
Federal cutbacks and $75 million parking garage add to the hospital’s debt.
Medical School Dean says emergency room at the parking structure is “certainly a strong consideration.”
Community leaders, politicians, and activists alike urged the University to expand its trauma services.
Eight months after the University’s Center for Care and Discovery (CCD) opened, several contractors who worked on the project are… Read more »
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.
Review of UCPD conduct a starting point for policy change that should align with UChicago principles.
During an open meeting with the Committee on Dissent and Protest, Losier discussed his arrest report and a recently surfaced video.
Study by UChicago professor finds that the South Side will be hit the hardest by the influx of newly insured patients from the Affordable Care Act.
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.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin fielded questions about the National Prevention Strategy, a 2011 initiative that stresses preventative health care measures to promote healthy living and minimize health care costs.
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.
University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) physicians reported two incidents of prescription forgery intended to obtain controlled substances to authorities… Read more »
The building formerly housed the original faculty club.
Dr. Donald Liu’s memorial service was held last night at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel.
The University must make a sustained and meaningful attempt to extend a hand to members of the South Side community.
University administrators have responded to the Maroon investigation revealing that a UCPD detective was working undercover at the February 23 trauma protest.
On Friday, the three protestors arrested and charged during the January 27 protest accepted revised versions of plea-bargains offered on Tuesday, ending the trial.
Dean Polonsky discussed the importance dialogue around the trauma center at a public roundtable last night meant to focus on the new Center for Care and Discovery.
An on-duty UCPD detective marched with protesters at Saturday’s trauma center demonstration and did not identify herself to organizers, according to a Maroon investigation.
The resisting arrest charge against grad student Toussaint Losier—the most serious of the charges brought against the protesters—has been dropped.
University and community members expressed concerns about the arrests and prosecutions resulting from the January 27 trauma center protests.
Prosecutors on behalf of the University presented a plea bargain this afternoon. Toussaint Losier rejected it , while Jacob Klippenstein and Alex Goldenberg (A.B. ’06) ponder how to proceed.
The protest complied with restrictions on noise and traffic in the UCMC during the transfer of patients to the new facility.
Graduate student and trauma care activist Toussaint Losier talks about his arrest, the future of the trauma center campaign, and the chance encounter that led to a private meeting with President Zimmer.
The UCMC’s new hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery, officially opens Saturday.
The UCMC’s refusal to reopen a level-1 adult trauma center has been highly controversial since the original center’s closing in 1988.
Right to demonstrate provides valuable opportunity to speak up about your future—in any language.
Participants marched to the Administration building and dropped their flowers in front of President Zimmer’s office.