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Located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, UI Health is made up of a 445-bed hospital, an outpatient care center, and 11 federally qualified Mile Square Health Centers located in neighborhoods throughout Chicago.

UI Health provides a wide range of specialty, primary and emergency care services. Vast experience in patient care, teaching and research is the foundation for clinical services that are among the best in Chicago and the nation.

To learn more about clinical services, please visit UI Health.

To learn more about UI Health’s federally qualified clinics, visit Mile Square Health Center.

Promoting Health Equity Heading link

The promotion of health equity for marginalized and under-resourced communities is a cornerstone of care delivery at UI Health. We pride ourselves on the clinicians, researchers and staff whose work and dedication contribute to making health equity a reality.

In this video Portrait of Health Equity, Angela Ellison, MSEd talks about her inspiration for the work she pursues with the Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships (OCEAN-HP) and how her life experiences informed her passion and approach to community-centered wellness.

Angela M.Ellison MSEd
Senior Director, Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships (OCEAN-HP)
Director, School Based Health Services, Mile Square Health Center
Project Director, UIC Healthy Start