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Health & Medicine Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by human beings for breaking down injustice.” On January 17, 2022, Health & Medicine’s office will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service that allows us to honor and reflect on the life, legacy, and dreams of Dr. […]

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Register today for Health & Medicine’s Virtual Forum on January 27th at 9 am CST: Illinois Community Health Worker Policy Update & How You Can Get Involved

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Trusted Messengers: Year 2 Learnings of Community Health Worker Pilot in Suburban Cook County

As the Community Health Worker pilot program continues into its third year, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group and Sinai Urban Health Institute recently released the pilot’s Year 2 Outcomes report. The report summarizes the learnings and outcomes of the pilot during a significant and challenging 2020.

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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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