Designed for Doctors
For licensed doctors, we offer UCM Physician Connect -- your direct link to University of Chicago faculty physicians and expert assistance with referrals, admitting patients, and consultations.
To connect with physicians in the Department of Medicine, call:
For physicians in other specialties, call:
These numbers give you an efficient connection to University of Chicago doctors in virtually any subspecialty area. UCM Physician Connect is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The staff can connect you with the appropriate expert -- saving you time, and helping to avoid multiple transfers.
UChicago CareLink: Eligible physicians may use CareLink to review their patients' medical information, place referral orders and communicate with UChicago Medicine providers.
Doctors can use UCM Physician Connect for:
Admission and Outpatient Appointments
The staff is experienced in coordinating urgent and elective admissions and appointments in our hospitals and clinics. To start the admitting process, have the patient's name, gender, date of birth, social security number, mother's maiden name, home address, and diagnosis ready when you call UCM Physician Connect. We'll complete the admitting process for you.
Patient Transfers and Transports
UCM Physician Connect staff will help you coordinate with the attending physician, admission services, and, if necessary, the University of Chicago Aeromedical Network. Staff specialists may also assist you in arranging transportation to the University of Chicago medical campus if it is needed.
Learn more about the University of Chicago Medicine Transfer Center
The next time you need a physician-to-physician consult, call UCM Physician Connect for assistance during every stage of patient care, from diagnosis to discharge to home care.
Grand Rounds, CME, and Clinical Trial Information
UCM Physician Connect can schedule speakers for and reservations to Grand Rounds and Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs, as well as provide clinical trial information. The staff can provide the sources of information regarding current clinical trials, Grand Rounds, CME courses, and speakers in your area of interest. Courses are held at the University of Chicago, downtown Chicago, suburbs, and elsewhere upon request.