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 on April 2 and 3. The forged prescriptions were detected after pharmacists in local pharmacies attempted to verify the prescriptions…
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.
We must evaluate necessity of campus cops.
Some ongoing campus issues to keep in mind as the academic year reaches its midpoint.
During the vigil, a small group of students intend to go to President Zimmer’s office to demand charges be dropped against the four protesters arrested on Sunday at the UCMC.
A doctor from the UCMC won an award for his work studying how Islamic ethics intersect with modern medicine.
1,100 have signed an online petition demanding a University explanation to the UCPD’s actions.
UCPD’s actions speak to wider structual inequalities in our society.
The UCPD’s treatment of protestors raises concerns about student safety and community trust.
Students and community members protested the UCMC’s lack of an adult trauma care center yesterday afternoon. Witnesses said the peaceful sit-in quickly turned violent when UCPD arrived.
Forty years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States, the UCMC offers abortions at no cost to most insured patients.
The University’s reproductive health and sexual education services need to be better promoted.
State and local legislators spoke to the economic impact of the project on the community.
The new center takes an interdisciplinary approach to research and education in global women’s health and sexual and reproductive topics.
The former president’s one-time abode will be converted into a parking lot.
The Center of Care and Discovery hospital pavilion, which is slated to open in early 2013, is hosting an open house for faculty and staff today from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. A second open house will be open to…
The Medical Center was recognized for exemplary safety practices.
Professor and pediatrician awarded funding to create central database in order to reduce systematic redundancies in trials.
The friend of Obama plans to pursue other projects in public health.
The University reported multiple cases of food poisoning-like and stomach virus-like symptoms to the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Donald Liu, Surgeon-in-Chief at Comer Children’s Hospital, died while saving the lives of two children in Lake Michigan this summer.
Participants in the clinical trials will receive free IUDs.
The world-renowned architect of the new Center for Care and Discovery spoke in Logan last night about his vision for the medical complex.
Members of FLY and others on the South Side marched to Northwestern to show how far a trauma victim would have to travel in an emergency.
A UCMC $5.9 million grant will increase the hospital’s connections with surrounding communities.
Cancer medication may lose some of its edge if taken with food, a study suggests.
The role-playing game caught flak during its regular “Nerf war” in Harper Memorial Library for property damage.
About 4,000 people die annually in the United States due to lack of kidney donors, and another 86,000 patients are on the waiting list, making kidney failure a growing problem for the medical industry, according to a talk by professor Lainie Friedman Ross.