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Our Mission and Vision


We envision a community of scholars, both University and community based, who are dedicated to leadership in service, scholarship, teaching and innovation in urban and suburban family medicine.


We exist to:

  • Serve the communities of the South Side of Chicago and NorthShore University Health System
  • Educate Pritzker School of Medicine students in the essentials of family medicine, epidemiology and clinical investigation
  • Serve as the university department affiliate for the NorthShore family medicine residency program
  • Provide leadership in community engaged translational research & scholarship
  • Advise medical students regarding opportunities and careers in family medicine
  • Prepare family physicians for academic research careers
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Department of Family Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 7110, Suite M-156
Chicago IL 60637
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