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.
Illinois Medical District hosts first annual Art Fair
On May 24, 2023, the Illinois Medical District was proud to host its first annual Art Fair at 2023 W. Ogden Ave. Local artists, many who contributed to the graffiti […]
EmVenio Research opens community research site in the Illinois Medical District
EmVenio Research activated a mobile community research site in Chicago, Illinois, on the Illinois Medical District campus as part of a concerted effort to maximize diversity, equity and inclusion in research […]
The Lydian, a 279-unit apartment building opens in the Illinois Medical District
Marquette Cos. has opened The Lydian, a 279-unit luxury apartment tower located at 513 S. Damen Ave. in Chicago’s Illinois Medical District. Rising 22 stories, The Lydian is the second […]