Cook County Calls for Federal Gun Reform


Each year, the Cook County Health (CCH) cares for more than 1,000 patients who have been injured by gun violence. The impact of gun violence on CCH’ patients, community and staff is all too real. As a provider of care… [Read More]

Cook County Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Trauma Unit


The Cook County Trauma Unit at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Founded in 1966 at Cook County Hospital, the trauma unit was the first comprehensive trauma unit established in the U.S., providing intervention… [Read More]

On the front lines of city’s violence


By the time paramedics wheeled Daniel Dilce into Stroger Hospital’s busy trauma unit early Sunday, there was little doctors could do to save his life. Blood leaked from the 35-year-old’s wounds and radiated across the white sheets beneath him as… [Read More]

TV First Look: Review of Chicago Trauma


“Chicago Trauma” (Nat Geo Channel, 10pm) is better than good – it’s bordering on great. Yet, it is so extremely graphic that it may be too difficult to watch. The show takes place at the trauma center at Chicago’s Cook… [Read More]