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Leadership Quote

It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to work with the committed clinicians, researchers and educators who comprise one of the nation’s strongest and most diverse academic health care enterprises. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs is committed to fostering a collaborative environment across health disciplines that results in real outcomes for our students, patients and the public at large.

Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA  |  UIC Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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The UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs provides oversight of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health), which delivers comprehensive care, education, and research to communities locally and globally.

UI Health is the academic health enterprise of the University of Illinois Chicago, consisting of the seven UIC health science colleges – including campuses across the state, hospital and affiliated clinics. Dedicated to the pursuit of health equity, UI Health provides comprehensive care, education, and research to train health care leaders and foster healthy communities in Illinois and beyond.

As Chicago’s ONLY public research university, UIC prides itself on sparking new discoveries and innovations that can be practically applied for the benefit of the public and the communities across Chicago, the state of Illinois and around the world. Capitalizing on the presence of the seven UIC health science colleges, UIC and UI Health bring together expertise and curiosity across diverse disciplines like few others in the nation.

Please explore the units of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs to discover how UIC and UI Health work collaboratively to explore modern methods of health education, inspire innovative research and deliver insightful care to our patients and their communities.

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Oct 27 2022

Talking Over the Fence: Going Public with Your Science

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm America/Chicago
Virtual Meeting - Zoom Link Information Provided Upon Registration
Nov 9 2022

A Conversation with Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, FACP

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm America/Chicago
Virtual Meeting - Zoom Link Information Provided Upon Registration
Jan 19 2023

A Conversation with Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm America/Chicago
Virtual Meeting - Zoom Link Information Provided Upon Registration

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Officials at the University of Illinois Chicago, the University of Illinois System and public health officials locally and nationally, are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, named COVID-19.

UIC has created a central webpage to bring the latest news and information about COVID-19 to the campus community. Use this link below to stay informed.

COVID-19 UPDATES