The Illinois Medical District ("District") includes 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, biotech business incubator, raw development area, universities, and more than 40 healthcare related facilities.
The Illinois Medical District Commission (IMDC) is a seven-member body charged with operating, assembling and redeveloping land to enhance the District. Members are appointed by the Governor, Mayor of Chicago and President of the Cook County Board.
Created by an act of the Illinois State Legislature in 1941, the Illinois Medical District (IMD) is the largest urban healthcare, educational, research and technology district in the nation. Our Mission is to be a leader in patient care and medical research utilizing our diversity and unique assets while driving economic growth.