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UChicago Medicine's emergency department maintains HIV screening despite pandemic interruptions

A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine demonstrates how incorporating blood tests for HIV into standard COVID-19 screening in the emergency department allowed UChicago Medicine to maintain HIV screening volume during the pandemic.
6-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physicist-Neuroscientist Brent Doiron to Lead the Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior

The University of Chicago has recruited Brent Doiron, PhD, as the inaugural director of the Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior. The Grossman Center, established with a gift from University of Chicago Trustee Sanford...
3-May-2021 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine launches new center to find the keys to lifelong health

The University of Chicago Medicine is launching an innovative center that will research how infant health can impact an individuals’ health throughout their lifetime.
3-May-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Medicine receives 19th A grade for hospital safety

UChicago Medicine earned its 19th consecutive ‘A’ grade in patient safety from industry watchdog The Leapfrog Group, garnering top marks despite the challenges faced by healthcare institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
29-Apr-2021 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Medicine joins Family Connects Chicago

University of Chicago Medicine is joining Family Connects Chicago to bring much-needed post-natal support to families with newborns on Chicago’s South Side.
23-Apr-2021 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine’s community benefit investment totals $567.1 million in fiscal 2020

The UChicago Medicine health system provided $567.1 million in community benefits and services to the South Side, and UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial provided $89.5 million to Harvey and nearby areas.
22-Apr-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds stereotactic body radiotherapy is safe for treating patients with multiple metastases

In a phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate the safety of the approach, UChicago Medicine researchers found that high-powered, tightly-targeted radiation therapy is safe for treating patients with multiple metastases.
21-Apr-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vineet Arora, MD, Appointed Dean for Medical Education at the University of Chicago

Vineet Arora, MD, has been appointed Dean for Medical Education of the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, succeeding Halina Brukner, MD, who is retiring.
19-Apr-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Putting the Spotlight on Colorectal Cancer Risk and Prevention during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

1-Mar-2021 2:05 PM EST

How to have a safe and fun Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Poj Lysouvakon, pediatric director of the Mother-Baby Unit at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, says it's still possible to have a safe and fun Halloween this year. Here's how.
16-Oct-2020 3:05 PM EDT

How to stay safe from flu during the COVID-19 pandemic

University of Chicago Medicine infectious diseases expert Dr. Allison Bartlett explains what to know to stay safe this winter from both influenza and COVID-19.
15-Oct-2020 3:40 PM EDT

Tips for voting safely during a pandemic

Voting is one of the most important things citizens get to do. University of Chicago Medicine Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Mai Tuyet Pho explains how to vote safely amid a global pandemic.
15-Oct-2020 1:40 PM EDT

Physicians issue warning about rare neurological condition, expected to appear this fall

Pediatricians Henry David, MD, and Madan Kumar, DO, of the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital warn parents of young children to watch out for symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare neurological disorder linked to...
24-Sep-2020 4:30 PM EDT

[email protected] experts can discuss #Tocilizumab research; Drug may reduce need for ventilators in #COVID19 pneumonia

18-Sep-2020 2:45 PM EDT

Wuhan coronavirus: An infectious disease expert explains we know so far about the new virus emerging in Asia

University of Chicago Medicine associate professor and infectious disease expert Dr. Emily Landon explains what public health officials know about new coronavirus virus from Wuhan, China and how to stay safe.
23-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST

Five ways to prevent back injury while shoveling snow

Orthopaedic surgeon and spine expert Srinivasu Kusuma, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group offers five easy tips to stay safe when shoveling snow.
15-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST

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