PrimeCare Community Health Center West Town is located in the Professional Office Building on the medical center's north campus. One of two continuity practices that residents may select upon entry to the program, the clinic is part of a federally-supported community health network operating on the city's near northwest side.
Like PrimeCare Wicker Park, located in the Nazareth Family Center three blocks away, the center caters to a culturally and socioeconomically diverse, inner city community. With approximately 13,000 patient visits annually, the West Town practice offers residents with a rich setting to develop patient care skills, providing a well-balanced mix of obstetrical, pediatric, adult medical, and geriatric patients.
In addition to a broad scope of family medical care, other services include:
The office is also a site for the National Diabetes Collaborative, a joint venture of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The Collaborative continuously monitors patient outcomes and allows residents to gauge their progress in achieving accepted standards of care.
The West Town office complex features:
Reflecting the richness of the surrounding communities, the center serves a culturally diverse population. With a multilingual staff, residents and faculty provide comprehensive care to people of different backgrounds and needs.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), PrimeCare Community Health Center receives federal funds to assist in caring for all persons, regardless of their financial situation. This affiliation allows our physicians to fulfill the community service mission of the program. In addition, the clinic has contracts with numerous managed care organizations and commercial insurers. This enriches the diversity of patients seen in the practice and helps train residents to work in a variety of settings.
PrimeCare Community Health Center Wicker Park, is one of the two continuity practices that our residents may select upon entry to the residency program. The clinic is part of a federally-supported community health network operating on the city's near northwest side.
Like the PrimeCare West Town site located on the north campus of the medical center, which is three blocks away, the office caters to a culturally and socioeconomically diverse inner city community. With over 12,000 patient visits annually, it mirrors the kind of practice many residents may choose to enter on graduation.
Services provided at PrimeCare Wicker Park include:
PrimeCare Wicker Park features:
Faculty and residents work in teams to provide continuity to patients seen at PrimeCare Wicker Park.
PrimeCare Wicker Park attracts patients from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, reflecting the richness of the inner city neighborhood. Nestled in the midst of one of Chicago's most diverse areas — bordering Wicker Park, Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Ukrainian Village and Bucktown — PrimeCare Wicker Park boasts large Latin, Eastern European and African American populations, as well as newly-settled residents taking advantage of the clinic's proximity to the city's downtown business district.