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Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship
through Patient Care, Teaching and Research.


The Bucksbaum Institute has appointed 514 faculty, medical students, and undergraduate pre-medical student scholars across 8 scholar groups over the last 10 years.


The Bucksbaum Institute has developed and 30 programs for scholars and the larger University of Chicago community over the past 10 years.


The Bucksbaum Institute has begun to develop new strategic partnerships to increase education and research on the doctor-patient relationship, shared decision-making and other critical efforts to improve patient care.

The Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence

The Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence at the University of Chicago aims to enhance the skills of physicians as advisers, counselors, and navigators to help patients make informed decisions when facing complex treatment choices.

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Made possible by the
Matthew & Carolyn Bucksbaum
Family Foundation

Carolyn “Kay” Bucksbaum