Illinois Medical District

Illinois Medical District Created in 1941, the Illinois Medical District (IMD) is a special-use zoning district located just west of the central business district. The Illinois Medical District (IMD) is a special-use zoning district located just west of downtown Chicago.

The District consists of 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, biotech business incubator, raw development area, universities and more than 40 healthcare-related facilities. The District is a 24/7/365 environment that includes world-class medical centers and hospitals, with convenient access to public transportation and major expressways. Governed by seven appointed Commissioners, the Di

The District consists of 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, biotech business incubator, raw development area, universities and more than 40 healthcare-related facilities. The District is a 24/7/365 environment that includes world-class medical centers and hospitals, with convenient access to public transportation and major expressways. Governed by seven appointed Commissioners, the Di

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The Illinois Medical District (IMD), with the support of 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Jr., today announced it will ...
08/12/2021

The Illinois Medical District (IMD), with the support of 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Jr., today announced it will host a Community Job, Resource and Health Fair for Chicago residents on Thursday, August 19 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the IMD headquarters, located at 2100 West Harrison Street.

The free fair, open to all Chicagoans, will connect attendees with local employers such as the Rush University Medical Center, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Services, and Communities Empowered Through Construction for career and job opportunities in a festive atmosphere. You can read more about the event here: https://medicaldistrict.org/imdjobresourceandhealthfair/

The Illinois Medical District (IMD), with the support of 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Jr., today announced it will host a Community Job, Resource and Health Fair for Chicago residents on Thursday, August 19 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the IMD headquarters, located at 2100 West Harrison Street.

The free fair, open to all Chicagoans, will connect attendees with local employers such as the Rush University Medical Center, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Services, and Communities Empowered Through Construction for career and job opportunities in a festive atmosphere. You can read more about the event here: https://medicaldistrict.org/imdjobresourceandhealthfair/

The Illinois Medical District today announced a leadership transition, as CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney will resign from her po...
01/19/2021

The Illinois Medical District today announced a leadership transition, as CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney will resign from her position next month. Dr. McKinney led the IMD through an incredible period of growth, and will be sorely missed. Read more about the announcement and Dr. McKinney’s incredible accomplishments here: https://medicaldistrict.org/imdcommissionersannouceleadershiptransition/

Our partners at #UIC are set to begin clinical trials on a COVID-19 vaccine. UIC is the only site in Chicago selected fo...
06/17/2020
COVID-19 vaccine to be tested in UIC clinical trial | UIC Today

Our partners at #UIC are set to begin clinical trials on a COVID-19 vaccine. UIC is the only site in Chicago selected for this phase 3 trial, which is being administered by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Read more here: http://ow.ly/jNvP50AaoVm

Expected to launch July 9, the trial — a phase 3 clinical study — will test the efficacy of a vaccine developed by biotech company Moderna.

It's important to continue to take steps to protect yourself and others during the #COVID-19 outbreak. Keep an eye on th...
05/27/2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

It's important to continue to take steps to protect yourself and others during the #COVID-19 outbreak. Keep an eye on the latest news and recommendations from the #CDC. http://ow.ly/UL4L50zRRbT

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

We would like to thank all of our nurses and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the pandemic as they care for these...
05/06/2020

We would like to thank all of our nurses and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the pandemic as they care for these critically ill patients rapidly filling our hospitals. Thank you for sacrificing so much to save so many. #nationalnursesweek #covid19

05/04/2020
Muros

Muros

To all our Chicago people, both Muros and Vinco are excited to be out in the Illinois Medical District at Lulu's Hot Dogs(1000 S. Leavitt) today with artist Dwight White II painting murals for our Chicago healthcare heroes and raising money for our Chicago hospitals' COVID-19 Relief Funds. We have an ambitious goal of raising $50K over the next 4 weeks!

Here are some ways you can get involved too:

- Donate A Wall : If you or someone you know owns a building with an impactful blank wall near Northwestern Medicine, Cook County Health​, University of Illinois at Chicago​, John H Stroger Hospital​, Jesse Brown VAMC or Rush University Medical Center we will paint a free mural!

- Share this post!

- Donate to our COVID-19 Relief Fund at muralsformedicalrelief.com. All proceeds will go to Chicago Hospitals' COVID-19 Relief Funds.

Upcoming Mural Locations:
Chilangos Authentic Mexican Cuisine - 1437 W. Taylor St
Illinois Medical District​ - 2240 W. Ogden Ave.
Pompei Taylor Street​ - 1531 W. Taylor St
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#covid19relieffund #chicagostrong #medreliefmurals #muralsformedicalrelief #chicagoartists #chicagomuralcampaign #chicagostreetartist #chicagomuralartist #healthcareheroes

IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney is honored to join Pastor James Meeks, Dr. Brian Williams and Salem Baptist Church for tonigh...
04/14/2020

IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney is honored to join Pastor James Meeks, Dr. Brian Williams and Salem Baptist Church for tonight's Faith in Crisis broadcast. Tune in at 6 PM via YouTube or Facebook LIve:

Our partners at Rush University Medical Center are uniquely prepared for a moment like this: http://ow.ly/gICc50zacVh
04/09/2020
Rush University Medical Center was built for a moment like this. Take a look inside the calm at the center of Chicago’s coronavirus storm.

Our partners at Rush University Medical Center are uniquely prepared for a moment like this:

http://ow.ly/gICc50zacVh

With the number of coronavirus cases predicted to peak in Chicago as soon as Saturday, Rush University Medical Center will serve as the city’s bellwether hospital. If Rush reaches capacity during the surge, it will be a troubling sign.

03/30/2020
register.gotowebinar.com

On Wednesday, April 1, Partnership for a Connected Illinois will host a free virtual forum providing information on telehealth in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. Register here: http://ow.ly/1zFo50yZTZ1

03/20/2020

IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney and NextLevel Health CEO Dr. Cheryl Whitaker are taking over the WVON 1690AM - The Talk of Chicago morning show! Tune in on Monday, March 23rd at 6 AM.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, it's important to seek information from credible sources. Chicago Departm...
03/16/2020
Mayor Lori Lightfoot @MayorLightfoot

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, it's important to seek information from credible sources. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady is on Mayor Lightfoot's Periscope page right now to answer your questions and address concerns:

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1lDxLgQZARPJm

ASK DR. ARWADY: The Commissioner of @ChiPublicHealth will take your questions live. Ask your questions in the comments below or with #AskDrArwady

The IMD is proud to announce its involvement in a West Side United investment collaborative aimed at eliminating health ...
02/26/2020
IMD Joins West Side United Collaborative Pledging Financial Investments to Improve Health Outcomes on Chicago’s West Side

The IMD is proud to announce its involvement in a West Side United investment collaborative aimed at eliminating health disparities on Chicago's West Side:

http://ow.ly/9nyf50ywwVW

February 26, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ryan GageDirector of Marketing and [email protected] Multi-year commitment aims to help offset drivers of health disparities such as access to care, education, economic opportunity and the physical environment CHICAGO– The Ill...

A new report by Kaufman, Hall & Associates shows that Opportunity Zones can fuel growth in the nation's second largest u...
02/13/2020
New Report Shows Opportunity Zones Can Fuel Illinois Medical District Growth

A new report by Kaufman, Hall & Associates shows that Opportunity Zones can fuel growth in the nation's second largest urban medical district. Read the report here: http://ow.ly/raQV50ylw7k

February 12, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ryan Gage Director of Marketing and Communication [email protected] 312-738-5800 Tax incentives can attract private capital to build an innovation district with offices, medical labs, restaurants and affordable housing CHICAGO– Federal tax incentives...

10/30/2019
Dr. Suzet M. McKinney - City Club of Chicago

ICYMI: Earlier this month, IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney addressed City Club of Chicago to discuss her vision for establishing a world class life sciences hub in the nation's second largest urban medical district: http://ow.ly/CDuV50wXgYy

Dr. Suzet M. McKinney currently serves as CEO/Executive Director of the Illinois Medical District. The Illinois Medical District (IMD), a 24/7/365 environment that includes 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, a biotech business incubator, universities, raw land development areas, four ho...

The IMD is thrilled to announce that Starbucks has opened for business at the IMD Gateway: http://ow.ly/vWyz50wwQGF
09/30/2019
IMD and Gateway Partners, LLC Announce Opening of Starbucks at Gateway Development Site

The IMD is thrilled to announce that Starbucks has opened for business at the IMD Gateway: http://ow.ly/vWyz50wwQGF

0 9.30.19 World-famous coffee retailer joins transformative project aimed at becoming an economic catalyst for the city’s west side CHICAGO– The Illinois Medical District (IMD) and Gateway Partners, LLC announced today that Starbucks has opened for business in the retail corridor of the IMD Gate...

IMD CEO @drsuzet McKinney was honored to serve on a panel at the @Bisnow National Healthcare Midwest Summit to discuss o...
09/26/2019
Chicago Aims To Develop Life Sciences Clusters And Narrow Its Life Expectancy Gap

IMD CEO @drsuzet McKinney was honored to serve on a panel at the @Bisnow National Healthcare Midwest Summit to discuss our efforts to establish a robust life sciences hub in Chicago, while bringing equity and opportunities to our most vulnerable communities: http://ow.ly/SqSN50wsjsD

Developers say new life sciences clusters will create needed jobs and help narrow the life expectancy gap between the wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods.

The IMD is home to four world class hospitals, two universities, biotech innovators and over 40 healthcare organizations...
07/18/2019

The IMD is home to four world class hospitals, two universities, biotech innovators and over 40 healthcare organizations. Get to know them: http://ow.ly/a1Gn50v5cSk

MB Real Estate
05/08/2019
MB Real Estate

MB Real Estate

The Harrison Square Chicago and Higgins Development Partners' Gateway projects are just the beginning of Illinois Medical District's resurgence, which will hopefully continue to draw potential investors. The newest activity in the #Chicago West Side neighborhood is Chicago Dwellings Association working with CBRE to sell Medical Center Apartments, an 18-story redevelopment opportunity.

The IMD and Monterrey Security are partnering to host a hiring event on Friday, May 3! The event will take place at the ...
04/26/2019

The IMD and Monterrey Security are partnering to host a hiring event on Friday, May 3! The event will take place at the IMD offices, located at 2100 W. Harrison Street, Chicago. See photo for additional details:

Join us this Thursday for another IMD Food Truck Festival! Our vendors are Flash Taco, The Slide Bar and Cajun Connoisse...
07/09/2018

Join us this Thursday for another IMD Food Truck Festival! Our vendors are Flash Taco, The Slide Bar and Cajun Connoisseur! We hope to see you here!

IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney is honored to join LGC’s Class of 2019 Fellows and follow in the footsteps of prominent civic...
05/22/2018
Leadership Greater Chicago

IMD CEO Dr. Suzet McKinney is honored to join LGC’s Class of 2019 Fellows and follow in the footsteps of prominent civic leaders. #LeadGreat #2019LGCFellow

Announcing the 2019 Class of LGC Fellows! We are thrilled to welcome these 40 outstanding individuals to the #LGCFamily. They join our Fellowship of more than 1,100 civic leaders who are committed to #LeadGreat together to effect positive change across our city and our region. Congratulations, Class of 2019! #LGCChicago #LGCFellows

See the entire list of our 2019 LGC Fellows here: https://lgcchicago.org/news-press-releases

05/22/2018
Real Estate – Illinois Medical District

Check out our new flyover video, and discover why over 40 healthcare organizations have chosen to call the #IMD home http://ow.ly/YPzh30k7DN2

Discover why over 40 healthcare organizations—including major health systems, research labs, universities, and biotech innovators—have chosen to call the IMD home.

Address

2100 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL
60612

CTA Blue Line: Western, IMD CTA Pink Line: Polk, 18th Street

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Twitter: @IL_MED_DISTRICT Instagram: imdc_media

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Telephone

(312) 738-5800

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