More About the Region

Chicago is more than a line in our address. Everyday life at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago is enriched by the city that surrounds us.

One of the unique aspects of the College of Medicine in Chicago is that it serves a wide-range of diverse and under-served patients in the University Medical District, specifically at the University of Illinois Hospital and partnering clinics across the city, all while retaining very close proximity to various unique neighborhoods, such as Little Italy or Humboldt Park that offer distinguishing character to urban living.

The College of Medicine campus is also situated just two miles from the city's downtown area, which offers restaurants of every style, cutting edge music, concerts and events at Millennium Park on Chicago's lakefront, State Street and Michigan Avenue shopping, esteemed art and science museums and so much more.

Convenient transportation makes it easy for students to become part of this friendly, easy to adopt city the perfect combination of big city opportunity and small neighborhood quality of life.