University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

A rendering of the new ED lobby that will be located at 56th Street and Maryland Avenue.

In September, the University of Chicago Medicine will commemorate the beginning of construction of the new Emergency Department with a groundbreaking ceremony, signifying the start of the plan to expand much-needed health services on Chicago’s South Side. To be located on the first floor of the new Parking B structure, the new ED will provide more access to urgent care and, eventually, level 1 adult trauma services. The groundbreaking will give UChicago Medicine a wonderful opportunity to celebrate with many of the community members who helped win approval of the “Get CARE” expansion plans earlier this year. For more information, visit uchicagogetcare.org.  

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