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(41.88551,-87.62489)
 

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Mission Statement

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is an independent organization of distinguished leaders in the health field who collaborate to improve the health of the public. Drawing upon the expertise of a diverse membership and other regional leaders, the IOMC addresses critical health issues through a range of interdisciplinary approaches including education, research, communication of trusted information, and community engagement.

Description

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago has 400 fellows and members drawn from all Chicago healthcare professions and industry. Following in tradition, IOMC has targeted key topics for the next 24 months to further the health of Chicago area residents. In the Fall of 2017, David Satcher, MD, the 16 th Surgeon General of the United States and John Jay Shannon, MD, were key note speakers for the IOMC State of Health of Chicago Conference. They set the tone for over 100 key local and national leaders to identify critical initiatives to improve health status in Chicagoland and to outline key action steps for IOMC and partners going forward.

Key Topic Areas Include:

  1. Community healthcare workers and their role in reducing disparities
  2. State of the disabled
  3. Gun violence and prevention
  4. Health Chicago 2.0/ social determinants of health
  5. Impact of the uninsured on healthcare providers
  6. Mental health and parity
  7. Opioid prescribing/abuse/addiction

With the health of the public at its core, IOMC is building new programs and services to better meet the needs of its members and the Chicagoland community.

Website

https://www.iomc.org/

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