UI Health CHAMPIONS is an initiative dedicated to making changes in health through an innovative approach. Our mission is to promote youth empowerment for health equity.

We invite prospective students, partners, and community members to share our mission. Please join us and support our programs as we work to empower youth to improve health outcomes in Chicagoland neighborhoods. 
For more information,
contact us at uihealthchampions@uic.edu

UI Health CHAMPIONS 2023 Team

UI Health CHAMPIONS 2023 Team

Program Objectives

  • Expose participants to health careers and career paths.
  • Motivate participants to pursue a post-secondary health career.
  • Empower participants to serve as community health advocates.

Programmatic Strategies

Workforce Readiness

  • Job readiness & workplace skills development
  • Employment & job shadowing

Post-secondary Pathways

  • Health career pathways exposure
  • College readiness
  • Professional skills development

Health Advocacy

  • COVID-19 Youth Ambassador Program
  • Social justice & health equity awareness

Click here to download the UI Health CHAMPIONS one-pager here.

Our Strategic Partners