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Dissent halts ER plan at University of Chicago

Chicago Tribune, March 16, 2009

University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer stepped into the fray over a controversial proposal to redirect patients from the university hospital's emergency room, announcing steps to come up with "a better plan." In an internal memo, Zimmer said a committee led by the newly appointed chairman of the department of medicine would "review, refine and modify" proposals initiated by the medical center's chief executive and dean of the medical school.