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University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

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Changing Medicine. For Good.


Did you know that one of the nation's premier medical centers is located right here in Chicago -- on the west side of UIC's campus? It's the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. This institution features a 491-bed hospital, specialty clinics, the College of Medicine and five additional health science colleges (Applied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health and Nursing). The Hospital is a leader in patient care, research and education, and boasts internationally renowned physicians and surgeons. The hospital is considered among the nation's best in treating diabetes and endocrine disorders.

For more information, visit the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System website.

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Biological Sciences

Meet Saad, the 2011-2012 undergraduate student body president, future medical student and Parkour enthusiast. See what he has to say about the "UIC allure" and how the desire to both travel and practice medicine has influenced his future goals.

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