UofC Medical Center gets $42 million gift

September 22, 2011 (CHICAGO)

The Matthew and Carolyn Bucksbaum family foundation is pledging $42 million to the university. A news conference about the donation is scheduled for later Thursday morning.

The money will create the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, which will work to improve doctor- patient communication.

Carolyn Bucksbaum received a standing ovation when she was introduced.

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