About the Illinois Medical District

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Our Mission:

To be a leader in patient care and medical research utilizing our diversity and unique assets while driving economic growth.


The Illinois Medical District Commission (IMDC) provides service by assembling the nation's premier concentration of healthcare facilities and providers. The IMDC fosters the economic expansion in Illinois by supporting research and development facilities, including the expansion of social service organizations that assure the health and well-being of Illinoisans with special needs; creating Illinois' largest emergency response and disaster preparedness community; and by fostering collaboration between federal, state, county and local governmental bodies in achieving these objectives.