Working at the University of Chicago is a unique and enriching experience. The University of Chicago is one of the world’s great intellectual communities with professional museums, theaters, concerts, and lectures. Located in the community of Hyde Park on Chicago’s South Side, just 15 minutes from the city center, the University of Chicago is uniquely positioned to contribute to, and draw from, the strength and diversity of this world-class metropolis. We also have made an unforgettable mark on the world at large.Our faculty and students are pioneers, discoverers, teachers, scholars, and change agents. We ask tough questions and pursue knowledge with rigor because we believe in the power of ideas. Committed to scholarship of the highest order, our faculty has made major contributions to existing bodies of knowledge and to the creation of new fields of study.
The University of Chicago’s Medical Center (Medical Center), one of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions, has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Renowned for treating some of the most complex medical cases, UCMC brings the very latest medical treatments to patients in the city of Chicago, Illinois, and throughout the world. In this way, UCMC furthers its commitment to patient care, clinical practice and community health. UCMC partners with the University of Chicago physicians and the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine to educate the next generation of physicians and other health care professionals.Today, UChicago Medicine also has dozens of outpatient clinics around the Chicago area, including locations in downtown Chicago, the south suburbs and Northwest Indiana.The health system comprises the University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division and Ingalls Memorial, a community-based hospital and outpatient facility in Harvey, Illinois, just 30 miles south of Chicago.According to the UChicago Medicine 2018-2019 Community Health Needs Assessment, the UCMC community benefit service area is represented by 12 zip codes that surround the Medical Center campus. The service area is comprised of 35 Chicago neighborhoods with partial coverage for some neighborhoods.