Made In Chicago.
Changing the World.

Locate In The IMD

We Are

A global healthcare innovation community, in one of the world’s greatest cities.

We’ve inspired great minds to “Make no small plans” and built the nation’s crossroads on our Big Shoulders. For nearly 200 years, Chicago has been home to people who dream of what’s next—and then make it real. That heritage continues in the Illinois Medical District, where the next generation of innovators is reshaping the practice of medicine.




The IMD brings together an ecosystem of enterprises that have inspired medical breakthroughs for more than 70 years.


Situated just two miles from downtown Chicago, the IMD provides resources and accessibility few cities in the world can offer.


IMD members share an urgency to improve the health of the world’s people, and leverage our unique resources to get there faster.


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