Eighteen South Side community groups are receiving $150,000 to support their grassroots work supporting youth and keeping them safe during the summer — a time when violence and violent injuries typically increases in the Chicagoland area. The funding is made possible through the annual grants program from Southland RISE (Resilience Initiative to Strengthen and Empower), a collaborative uniting the trauma recovery programs from the University of Chicago Medicine and Advocate Health Care.
The Leapfrog Group gives the University of Chicago Medical Center its 21st consecutive A in hospital safety — one of only 22 acute-care facilities nationwide with such a record — while UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial gets another B.
The University of Chicago Medical Center gets its 20th consecutive A in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group and is one of only 23 acute-care facilities nationwide with such a record since the survey began in 2012.
University of Chicago CFO Ivan Samstein has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the University of Chicago Medical Center, effective June 30, 2021.
The UChicago Medicine health system provided $567.1 million in community benefits and services to the South Side, and UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial provided $89.5 million to Harvey and nearby areas.