Advancing Human Ability
The first-ever “translational” research hospital where clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together in the same space, applying research 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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