Advancing Human Ability
The first-ever “translational” research hospital where clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together in the same space, applying research in real time to physical medicine and rehabilitation.
The global source of science-driven breakthroughs in Human Ability.
The New RIC
In March 2017, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) evolved to become the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. This move brings not only a physical change of address but a whole new model to the field of rehabilitation.Learn More
How Can We Help?
Our new research hospital is designed to treat the whole patient – physically and mentally – as well as their caregivers. See all the Conditions + Services offerings we provide care for.
At Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, you’ll become part of a thriving medical-research community that will champion and celebrate your successes. We’ll help you achieve your best outcome, faster.
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