Faculty News & Updates
Announcing Iris Romero, MD, MS, as the inaugural Executive Vice Dean (EVD) of the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine.
Applications for Inaugural SPARC Cohort are due on June 30, 2023.
Congratulations to the 2023 BSD Faculty winners of the Academic Communications Network Excellence Awards!
Six University of Chicago researchers were named 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their distinguished contributions to the sciences.
Congratulations to Mark Anderson, Shabaana A. Khader, Diane S. Lauderdale, Jeffrey Matthews, Marsha Rich Rosner, & Everett Vokes!
Dr Vineet Arora on the Role of Health Care Professionals, Medical Schools in Addressing Misinformation
Individual clinicians can lead efforts to build trust in science and distribute accurate information, but medical schools also have an important role to play in training healthcare professionals to communicate with the public, according to Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, dean...
“Access to mental health support is vital to our overall well-being,” said Dr. Murthy. “During my travels across the country as Surgeon General, I’ve heard firsthand about the mental health struggles and loneliness that people are facing. While the pandemic brought...
UChicago Medicine, Legal Aid Chicago launch bedside program to provide in-hospital legal support for trauma patients injured by violence
The University of Chicago Medicine has launched a novel program with Legal Aid Chicago, embedding two full-time lawyers within the health system’s Level 1 trauma center.
Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MSc, the Ellen H. Block Professor for Health Justice in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
Alisa McQueen, MD, a pediatric emergency medicine physician with Comer Children's Hospital, is a Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award recipient. The award recognizes program directors who have fostered innovation and improvement in their residency/fellowship...
Profs. Vineet Arora, MD and Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, honored for scientific and professional achievements
Profs. Vineet Arora, MD, and Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, of the University of Chicago have been elected members of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, honoring their pioneering scientific and professional achievements in the field. Please read more here
Louis H. Philipson, MD, PhD, director of the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center, is a recipient of the 2018 Order of Lincoln Award. The Order of Lincoln, established in 1964 by Illinois Gov. Otto Kerner Jr., honors individuals whose “contributions...