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Integrating Biology & Medicine

A single division that brings together interdisciplinary, world-renowned educational, research and clinical programs in the biological sciences and Pritzker School of Medicine 

Known for rigorous scholarship and interdisciplinary collaborations, our offerings include undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate programs. Our consolidated campus, fully integrated within the University, enables our basic science and clinical faculty to teach at every educational level.

University of Chicago Coronavirus Updates

As the health and well-being of our campus community is a paramount priority, this page is designed to keep members of the University of Chicago community informed about the public health situation related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As we continue to closely monitor and respond to the evolving situation, our goals have been to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, to remain committed to our distinctive environment for education, research, and impact, and to be responsible participants in the collective global public health challenge. 

The 2021 BSD Distinguished Faculty Awards

The results of this year's Distinguished Faculty Awards have been announced. The 2021 winners were selected from among many outstanding nominees in each award category. Each person demonstrated an exceptional record of accomplishment and service to the University of Chicago. We invite you to learn about this year's winners by visiting Office of Faculty Affairs website, which includes a photo and description of each winner. This year’s winners are also the first to be featured in the newly-renovated SBRI lobby on Ellis Ave., which includes a wall installation dedicated to the award recipients. We encourage you to visit the striking renovation and display.


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UChicago Medicine

At the forefront of medicine since its founding in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic medical health system that includes hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and its suburbs. UChicago Medicine unites five organizations to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.

Our Clinical Departments are tightly integrated with UChicago Medicine with many of our faculty also being practicing physicians.

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