Health & Medicine Policy Research Group

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OUR MISSION

Health & Medicine is a Chicago-based non-profit working to improve the health of all people in Illinois by promoting health equity.

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OUR NEWS

Black Lives Matter

At Health & Medicine, we believe that Black Lives Matter and that racism is a public health crisis. Since our inception in 1981, we have been committed to equity, and we will continue to do our part to work to dismantle systems built on racism and oppression and interrogate the ways that white supremacy culture manifests both internally and externally.

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OUR EVENTS

Help us honor the public health champions in our community at our free virtual 2020 HMPRG Awards Gala!

Friday, September 25, 2020

7:00 – 8:15 p.m.

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OUR BLOG

No Cops in Schools – Madison Hammett

We demand racial justice and safety for all Black and Latino CPS students, and Chicagoans of all ages. This vision can only be achieved through the removal of police from schools, and investment in healing-centered and trauma-informed services.

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OUR PROGRAMS

From working to support the next generation of healthcare professionals to protecting the safety net and addressing the impact of childhood trauma, across our programs we improve public health and challenge inequities.

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OUR IMPACT

Health & Medicine is the region’s honest broker on health policy matters trusted by policymakers, advocates, and community members alike. We conduct research, educate, and collaborate with other groups to advocate policies and impact health systems.

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SCHWEITZER PROGRAM

Improve health in Chicago. Apply for the Schweitzer Fellowship. Learn more and apply by February 1, 2020.

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Help us improve the health of all people in Illinois by promoting health equity and social justice. Donate today and consider making a monthly gift to maximize your impact!

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