Our residents call four separate hospitals “home” allowing access to patients across the entire city of Chicago. This gives our residents a truly unique training experience when compared to other programs in our great city.
Our home base and main academic site, UI Health is all you would expect from a quaternary care center. It is a leader in transplant and sickle cell medicine, and boasts a wealth of academically-active faculty with a variety of knowledge niches.
The hospital also carries a distinct mission to foster community health, with many resources dedicated to social work support and preventative medicine; as a result, it’s an excellent place to cut your teeth in learning to be a true interdisciplinary-minded physician.
Acuity here is high, a result of the often impressive degree of baseline illness in the population that calls it home.
UI Health is located in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s “West Campus”. It is located in the heart of Chicago’s Little Italy and University Village, both of which are home to fine dining, nightlife, parks and recreation.
It is within walking distance of the West Loop and is only minutes away from the Loop proper. It is an easy drive on the interstate from near suburbs such as Oak Park.
UI Health is located within the Illinois Medical District (IMD). The IMD is home to several medical centers, research facilities, and clinics including Rush University Medical Center, John H. Stroger Hospital (Cook County), and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
Located in the near South Side, Mercy is very close to McCormick Place, Soldier Field, Grant Park, US Cellular Field, Chinatown and the rapidly developing South Loop.
There is no “L” stop, nearby, but there are bus routes that are accessible.
Please park in the lot across the street from the ED parking lots, just west of Michigan (the red box in the side map). Your ID card should get you access to the parking lot.
Please park in the ED lot (badge not required). Please park in the back two rows of the lot (furthest from the ED) to ensure that there is enough parking for our patients (the blue box in the side map).
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (IMMC) is a 408-bed hospital located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. It is a Level I trauma center, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, the highest designations awarded by the state of Illinois.
The 45,000 patient visit Emergency Department provides comprehensive inner-city ED care and EMS leadership to the City of Chicago, serving as one of the city’s four base stations, it is a lead disaster hospital. With its unique location in the heart of Boystown, the hospital serves a large volume of LGBT patients. The diverse patient population allows for exposure to pathology unique to Chicago’s LGBT community. The Hospital takes pride in dedicating itself to this vulnerable population. IMMC was the first hospital in Chicago to create a dedicated HIV/AIDS unit during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in the 1990s. Our emergency department psychiatric unit is staffed 24 hours by crisis workers, patients with psychiatric complaints are seen immediately and triaged quickly and efficiently by our social workers and counselors.
Located in the heart of the Lakeview neighborhood on Chicago’s north side.
Take the train station (“L”) Brown or Purple Line to Wellington which is on the hospital’s campus.
Take the CTA Halsted Bus #8 or Clark bus #22 bus to Wellington.
There are 3 garages, all of them requiring parking fees. There are 2 garages that are accessed off Wellington, both to the west of the main hospital. There is a third that is east of the main hospital, adjacent to the professional building at 3000 Halsted, and is best accessed off Halsted.
Neighborhood street parking is permit only and should be avoided.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center, non-University “Top 50” teaching hospital in the northern suburbs of Chicago. The hospital has educated EM Residents for more than three decades.
Approximately one quarter of the patients are under the age of 18 and approximately one third of the patients are admitted.
There is a Pediatric Suite, staffed 24 hours a day by fellowship trained Pediatric EM partners. LGH is also the EMS Resource Hospital for many surrounding municipalities.
LGH is situated in a very diverse community with a density of patients with ischemic heart disease, non-penetrating trauma and sepsis. It has received national recognition for both STEMI and CVA care.
The faculty of over 25 Board Certified Emergency Physicians are very stable and interested in helping young Emergency Physicians gain the skills to excel in their career.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is located in the Northern Chicago suburb of Park Ridge.
Free parking is available at Lutheran General Hospital for conferences and clinical shifts. Park in the garage at the Northwest corner of Dempster St. and Luther Lane across the street from the hospital (the Center for Advanced Care Parking Garage).
The Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which recently celebrated its 50 years of academic partnership with the UIC College of Medicine, is a tertiary care facility with 175 beds and a modern ambulatory care center. Primary care services are divided into four practices and are based on the “continuity of care model”. The total number of visits in the Ambulatory Care Center is among the highest of all the VA facilities. Faculty hold academic appointments at the UIC, and many are involved in various research projects ranging from molecular biology to outcomes research.