Better health through research, education, and service
Our Commitment is Global
As the largest and one of the most diverse medical schools in the United States, UIC takes a leadership role in addressing global health issues. Our mission is to improve the health of populations around the world by training the next generation of global health leaders; by conducting collaborative, trans-disciplinary research that addresses critical global health threats; and by building the capacity of the University and its global health partners to respond to the complex health issues that challenge all.
"Countries have man made boundaries, Humanity does not."
—Dr. Binay Shah, Founder, Binaytara Foundation
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Dear Friends and Colleagues: As many of you are aware, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal near the capital of
The UIC Global Excellence Task Force and the UIC College of Medicine’s Center for Global Health have established an annual
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