Consumer Health Information


For patrons seeking consumer-oriented or patient-oriented health information resources, it is recommended that they contact one of the libraries at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) or the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). The libraries are open to patients and their families, clinicians, and in the case of the Health Learning Center and the Betts LIFE Center, also the public.

  • Health Learning Center, located on the third floor of NMH's Galter Pavilion, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Contact the Health Learning Center by calling 312-926-5465.
  • American Cancer Society Patient Navigation Services, located on the 21st floor of NMH's Galter Pavilion, 250 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Services are available to patients of the Lurie Cancer Center.
  • Betts LIFE Center, located on the eighth floor of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehbilitation Institute of Chicago), 355 East Erie, Chicago, IL, 60611. Information is specific to people with physical disabilities. Contact the LIFE Center by calling 312-238-LIFE (5433).
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Updated: March 29th, 2017 12:19