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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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University of Chicago Medicine

UChicago Medicine Residents and Fellows to Hold Union Election

By Anika Krishnaswamy / April 24, 2024
On April 1, about 650 of over 1,000 UChicago Medicine residents and fellows signed an election petition to join the Committee of Interns and Residents labor union.
National Nurses United members vote on authorizing a strike at UChicago Medicine.

UChicago Nurses Approve Strike Authorization

By Nick Rommel / February 21, 2024
The authorization comes as months-long contract negotiations between National Nurses United and UChicago Medicine have stalled.
The UChicago Medicine campus.

UCMed Lays Off 180 Employees

By Oliver Buntin / February 7, 2024
Most employees were in administrative roles and will receive severance packages.

One Night at the 24/7 Hospital Panera Bread

By Aaryan Kumar / February 7, 2024
The best-kept secret for hungry UChicago night owls
Nurses rally outside of UChicago Medicine in Hyde Park.

Nurses’ Union Rally on MLK Day Draws Hundreds As Contract Negotiations With UCMed Continue

By Nick Rommel / January 17, 2024
At the rally, held in subzero temperatures on January 15, UCMed nurses said that while they hoped to avoid a strike, it wouldn’t be off the table if an agreement with the hospital could not be reached.
Mark Anderson has served as dean of the Biological Sciences Division, dean of the Pritzker School of Medicine, and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs since October 2022.

A Year at UCMed: BSD and Pritzker Dean Mark Anderson Reflects, Shares Decade-Long Strategic Plan

By Anu Vashist / December 11, 2023
In an exclusive interview with The Maroon, Mark Anderson, who joined UChicago last October as dean of the Pritzker School of Medicine, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, and dean of the Biological Sciences Division, emphasized unity, equity, and innovation in research and healthcare.
University of Chicago Medicine

UChicago Medicine Abolishes $173.7 Million in Unpaid Medical Debt for 85,060 Patients

By Nick Rommel / November 30, 2023

On October 25, UChicago Medicine announced their participation in Cook County’s Medical Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI), abolishing $173.7 million in unpaid medical debt for 85,060 Cook County residents...

Dr. Selwyn Rogers, founding director of the UCMed Trauma Center, stands outside the adult emergency room.

UCMed’s Trauma Center Celebrates Five Years of Treating Patients on the South Side

By Naina Purushothaman and Anika Krishnaswamy / November 27, 2023
The Director of the Trauma Center speaks to The Maroon about the center’s impact on the South Side
The University of Chicago Medical Center

UC Med Sets State Record with 66 Heart Transplants in 2022

By Naina Purushothaman / January 26, 2023
Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam and Dr. Christopher Salerno spoke to The Maroon about UChicago Medicine’s record-setting numbers.
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