Michael Reese Hospital, at 2929 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago, was founded in 1881. Its initial purpose was to provide health care for impoverished immigrants. For more than a century this hospital has continued to administer to the needs of all members of the community, but especially to the underprivileged. The compassion that governs the operations of the Michael Reese Hospital is evident in this statement prepared by the institution's physicians. “Our mission is to empower our community and physicians to recreate a patient-centered institution that renders the highest quality care, emphasizes the paramount importance of the doctor/patient relationship, promotes fiscal responsibility and provides a rich tradition of innovation and teaching”.
This is a 450-bed hospital that offers a full array of in-patient and out-patient services. These include allergy treatment, full maternity care, internal medicine and surgery. It has 24-hour Emergency Care, a Pediatrics department, a pain management program, a mental health clinic, substance abuse treatment, and Rehabilitation services. There is an on-site pharmacy. The hospital is also a major teaching and medical research center.
Address: 2929 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616, United States
Phone: (312) 791-2000