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The University of Chicago Department of Family Medicine envisions 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. Our departmental mission is 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 of the NorthShore family medicine residency program

- Provide leadership in community engaged translational research and scholarship

- Advise medical students regarding opportunities and careers in family medicine

- Prepare family physicians for academic research careers

Our department is fortunate to have a committed and passionate group of community preceptors who offer expertise across the spectrum of Family Medicine. Click here for our fantastic team!

Interested In Becoming a Community Preceptor?

We offer non-salaried volunteer faculty appointments at the University of Chicago. Benefits include:

- The opportunity to work with our amazing Pritzker School of Medicine students

- An appointment at the University of Chicago

- A small CME Reimbursement budget

- Access to online journals through the University of Chicago library

- Resources to become a better physician and preceptor!

The Medical Education Team is here to serve and assist you, and welcomes your questions and comments.

Contact Information

Janice Benson, MD
Vice Chair for Education
University of Chicago, Northshore Medical Group

Sonia Oyola, MD
Clerkship Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

Shewanna Wackman
Medical Education Coordinator
University of Chicago
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