The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)
The Center for Care and Discovery opened in 2013. Our new hospital is a 10-story “hospital for the future” that serves as the new core of the campus of the University of Chicago Medicine. Our new hospital provides a home for complex specialty care with a focus on cancer, gastrointestinal disease, neuroscience, advanced surgery and high-technology medical imaging. At 1.2 million square feet, the hospital is one of the largest buildings the University of Chicago campus. The building also has two floors of expansion space that will be built for additional patient care units as well as future leading- edge, technology-based interventional or surgical suites. The main lobby is located on the 7th level and separates the building into two components. The Sky Lobby houses central reception, family waiting areas, a chapel, gift shop, dining areas and other public spaces.
The Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, opened in 1996, is a state of the art ambulatory care facility housing all outpatient activities including clinics, ambulatory operating rooms and an outpatient chemotherapy suite. The chemotherapy suite is currently being renovated. dedicated research facilities are situated on campus. The Gordon Center for Integrative Science (GCIS), opened in 2005, bridges physical and biological sciences and houses the Gynecologic Oncology Research Laboratory as well as the Ben May Institute for Cancer Research and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery, opened in 2009, houses a state of the art vivarium, a number of core facilities and integrated microscopy facilities.
The UCMC educational site is staffed by seven full time gynecologic oncology faculty: Josephine Kim, MD, Katherine Kurnit, MD, Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, Nita Lee, MD, MPH, Kathryn Mills, MD, John Moroney, MD, and S. Diane Yamada, MD
The Section of Gynecologic Oncology under the auspices of Dr. Ernst Lengyel has been awarded a Reproductive Scientist Development Program Award (RSDP), a Pathway to Independence (PI) K99 award, and R01 funding from the NIH.