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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
A picture of UChicago Medicine

Up to Half of Incoming Med School Students to Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships Starting Fall 2023

By Anu Vashist / April 12, 2023
The increased scholarship allocation comes alongside the launch of a redesigned “Pritzker Phoenix” curriculum.
University of Chicago Medicine

UCMed Expands Plans for City’s First Freestanding Cancer Facility Based on Community Input

By Naina Purushothaman / February 23, 2023

On February 15, UChicago Medicine released updated plans for Chicago’s first freestanding cancer facility, located on East 57th Street between South Maryland and Drexel Avenues. The 575,000-square-foot...

Comer Childrens Hospital.

Comer Children’s Manages Surge of Respiratory Virus Infection Cases

By Tolu Akinlade / January 26, 2023
Children’s hospitals around Chicago are dealing with an unpredicted level of respiratory virus infections, including from the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Doctors at Comer Children’s, a pediatric hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, note a connection between the RSV spike and the shift away from COVID-19 measures.
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