Impact

Medicine student doing test in lab

Inclusive Medicine: Robert Winn, MD

Right now, the University of Illinois College of Medicine and its Cancer Center are revolutionizing the way our communities approach treatment for cancer. Director of the UI Cancer Center and Associate Vice President…

EMS standing in front of an ambulance.

Impactful Medicine: Illinois Heart Rescue

Through a generous $2.5 million grant, Medtronic Philanthropy fostered the Illinois Heart Rescue (IHR) collaboration. Physicians from the University of Illinois College of Medicine spearhead the collaboration between the Chicago Fire Department, EMS…

gentlemen with shovels gather for surgical, robotic center groundbreaking

Work Begins on Surgical, Robotic Training Center

The UIC department of surgery, in partnership with the department of neurosurgery, broke ground December 12 on a new expanded surgical and robotic surgery training center. Both departments are well-known innovators in surgical…

Alumni award winners photographed with Chancellor Amiridis and President Killeen

UIC Celebrates Alumni Achievement

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD M. Christine Schwartz, ’70 BSN   M. Christine Schwartz For years, the lobby inside the UIC College of Nursing building on Damen Avenue was a tired, disjointed mess, punctuated by…

Student smiling on the quad.

UIC Students Have a Message for You

Last year, more than 13,500 donors acknowledged our dreams are important by giving to UIC. Please watch our message below to see how your support can challenge us to be better, do more and…

Person looking through a simulation microscope

Sharper View of Eye Surgery

Imagine needing to perform a surgery looking through the tunnel of a microscope. You need to manipulate your surgical tools within the space of a pea or less, and there’s no tactile feedback.…