Fast Facts - University of Illinois at Chicago

  • The University of Illinois College of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country and the state of Illinois' first College of Medicine.
  • 1 in 6 Illinois physicians are trained at the University of Illinois.
  • There are 1300 medical students at the University of Illinois.
  • Since the late 1970s, minority students have constituted 1/4 of each entering class to the medical school.
  • 37% of all medical students at UIC are women.
  • There are more than 800 residents and fellows in training at the University of Illinois at Chicago and it's 29 affiliated institutions.
  • 65 residency programs and more than 50 approved fellowships are offered at the University of Illinois.
  • The University of Illinois at Chicago's NIH ranking (based on amount of funding) is 25 - surpassing most of the other major hospitals in Chicago.


Fast Facts - Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • The Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Program at UIC has been training resident physicians since 1941.  We have had over 360 graduates from our program.
  • More than 50% of our faculty have been recognized as being a Top, Best, and/or Super Doctor for 2013.
  • We have fellows in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2), Family Planning (1), Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (1) and Global Women's Health (1).
  • We have 25 midwives on staff, comprising the largest Midwifery practice in Illinois.
  • 9 of our clinical faculty members have advanced degrees - there are 3 faculty members with Masters of Public Health, 3 faculty members with a Masters of Science, 2 faculty members with a PhD and 1 faculty member with a Masters in Business Administration.
  • Stacie Geller, PhD, Professor and Director of the UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender and the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, received funding for the first NIH K12 in UIC history to fund the BIRCWH program.  The BIRCWH grant focuses on multi-disciplinary mentoring of Women's Health scholars. 
  •  UIC's Center for Research on Women and Gender , Women in Science and Engineering, received the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring.