The Northwestern Medicine Community Partnership Program

Our Priorities, by the Numbers

Access To Care

#1 provider of charity care by academic medical centers in IL (NMH, FY19)

Economic Opportunity

20% of downtown workforce lives in under-resourced communities

Community Essentials

11,000+ students in Calm Classroom mindfulness training since 2018

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Overcoming Racial Health Disparities

Northwestern Medicine and the City of Chicago’s Racial Equity Rapid Response Team share planned actions to overcome racial health disparities.


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Committed to Community During COVID-19

Northwestern Medicine quickly pivoted during the pandemic to anticipate community needs beyond care delivery. Read about our local response to COVID-19.


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Clergy & Clinicians Health Series

This community health video series, brought to you by Northwestern Medicine, focuses on health challenges that African Americans face today.


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See how Northwestern Medicine is making a difference in your area

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Community Partnerships

Discover a Better Chicago, One Story at a Time