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Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Illinois Medical Center is to support essential teaching and research functions of the academic units of the University's Health Sciences Center... we must provide the best of care in accordance with the highest standards of hospital accreditation, having at all times the welfare of the patient as a primary concern.

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The University of Illinois Medical Center includes a 491-bed tertiary hospital, an outpatient facility, specialty clinics, the College of Medicine and 5 other health science colleges including Applied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Nursing that are all part of the University of Illinois campus on the city's near southwest side, in the heart of the Medical District.

UIMC has been moving medicine forward for the benefit of the people of Illinois and beyond since 1859. Today, UIMC remains among the nation's leaders in patient care developments that are changing medicine for the better including minimally invasive surgery, live donor transplants and patient safety. Nationally recognized in dozens of specialties, UIMC physicians consistently receive the area's most in NIH funded research grants. More new physicians earn their medical degrees here than at any other medical school in the country. That includes one out of every 7 physicians currently practicing in Illinois.

As a leader in patient care, research and education, the University of Illinois Medical Center makes positive and lasting differences in health science and in people's lives. We are committed to changing medicine. And changing it for good.

The University of Illinois Medical Center is committed to providing a quality volunteer experience. UIMC is in the process of revamping the volunteer program.

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