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Nurses to hold one-day strike on April 30.
The UCMC statement also emphasized the importance of maintaining other vital services to the surrounding community.
“The point was to draw attention to the issue and show how far we are able to go.”
“Lives are being lost, young black people are dying and we won’t be ignored anymore.”
Yolaine Civil worked with Doctors Without Borders in the CAR to improve health care in the region.
“The OncLive’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program will allow academic oncologists at the UCMC Comprehensive Cancer Center to share research findings and new developments to oncology professionals across the nation.”
UCMC adult Level I trauma center operated 1986–1988
The center has been in development for the past 13 years and will employ over 40 faculty experts.
Strike vote passes by overwhelming majority.
SOUL meeting aims to start dialogue between students and workers.
UCMC declares no interest in building a new trauma center.
The vote will take place on January 29 and would result in a one-day strike.
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) withdrew its application to build a new $36 million adult emergency department last… Read more »
Cristal Thomas, the deputy governor of Illinois, will begin her new position as the vice president for Community Health Engagement… Read more »
The proposed $36 million facility will be closed to the new Center for Care and Discovery.
Moody’s affirmed the UCMC’s Aa3 rating, the fourth-highest rating from Aaa.
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) will raise the age limit of its pediatric trauma care program, it announced… Read more »
Village of Orland Park waiting to approve the agreement before starting construction.
Audience questions focused on Wise’s role in the decision to terminate Professor Steven Salaita.
UCMC, nurses’ union stuck on quality of work issues, have yet to discuss salary.
UCMC patient Ebola-free, released from hospital.
The surgeons hope to continue bike rides and bring awareness to different specialties in the future.
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.
State review board recommends against UCMC’s proposed new facility, UChicago Local launches phase two.
University’s credit rating downgraded, Obama initiative gives $10 million to UChicago labs, Museum Campus South makes play on Museum Campus.
State regulators denied the UCMC’s certificate-of-need to build in the Center for Care and Discovery.
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.