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Urban Health Club

The UIC Urban Health Program Urban Health Club (UHC) was established in 2019 in partnership with the UI Health CHAMPIONS program and replaced the former CHAMPIONS After-School Club (2016-2018).

UHC Programmatic Strategies

College Readiness

  • Higher education application processes & financial aid counseling
  • Academic advising

Post-secondary Pathways

  • Health career pathways exposure
  • Professional skills development

Health Advocacy

  • COVID-19 Youth Ambassador Program
  • Social justice & health equity awareness in partnership with CHAMPIONS

UHC Programmatic Offerings

School-year Programming

  • UHC in partnership with CHAMPIONS (All high school grade levels eligible to join).

Summer Internship

  • UHC participants referred to the CHAMPIONS summer internship.

Post-high School

  • Incoming college freshmen UHC alumni are referred to partner UIC pre-health prep undergraduate programs; Chicagoland-based undergraduates are referred to pre-health resources when applicable.

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