Chicago Magazine Reveals the City's Most-Recommended Physicians

Dec 14, 2015, 10:24 ET from Chicago magazine

CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 13,000 board-certified physicians practicing in and around Chicago, choosing one can be stressful. To help readers zero in on the best option for their specific needs, the January issue of Chicago magazine features Top Doctors, an all-new list of the 355 best specialists in the six-county Chicago area, as voted on by their peers. To compile the list, Chicago enlisted the help of Castle Connolly Medical to conduct an annual survey made available to all licensed physicians asking them to nominate up to 10 doctors they view as the best in their own specialty and up to three MDs in other specialties. Researchers then track and review each physician's education, training, hospital affiliations, and professional activities, verifying that they are licensed and board certified. The result is a comprehensive list of the most-recommended physicians in 57 specialties, and even more subspecialties.

Six months after Sandra Bland was found hanging in a Texas jail cell, her family still searches for resolution. In The Real Story of Sandra Bland, Chicago reporter Bryan Smith takes a closer look at the controversial tragedy that left many American's wondering how someone so ecstatic about starting a new job, so passionate about the Black Lives Matter movement, and so close with her family and those she loved could take her own life so abruptly. How failing to signal a lane change could result in her spending three days in jail, and later leading to her death. Sandra's mother and sisters sit down with Chicago to share the details of Sandra's life, the first time the family has been willing to delve so deeply and provide an intimate look at a life interrupted.

Also included in the January issue of Chicago magazine:

  • Winter Road Trips – There's more to the winter season than skiing and snowboarding. Chicago suggests eight active pursuits in Instagram-worthy settings – all within a one-tank drive of the city.  
  • Police: A Better Way – On December 1, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his new task force on police accountability. It's what Chicagoans have been asking for, right? Chicago looks at why it's going to take a lot more than a task force on police accountability to fix the CPD.     
  • Vox: Could it Happen Here?Robert Pape, a terrorism expert at University of Chicago, talks Paris and potential targets here in Chicago.
  • Dining: Mac Attack – In subzero temperatures, it's all about the comfort foods. Chefs around town are helping the city warm up to both familiar and new takes on the childhood classic mac and cheese. From the Cotes du Rhone-required to the finger-licking good, here are five fabulous renditions of this soul-warming winter dish.

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The nation's largest city monthly, Chicago magazine produces both award-winning, in-depth journalism and authoritative coverage of food, culture, and other lifestyle issues. Together with its website, Chicago spurs intelligent conversations about the city's influencers, zeitgeist-defining trends, and civic controversies through award-winning, in-depth journalism available across all platforms. Chicago magazine is published by Tribune Publishing and is part of the Chicago Tribune Media Group portfolio of product offerings. In 2015, Chicago was awarded the John Bartlow Martin Award for Best Public Service in Journalism in a U.S. Magazine and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Best Investigative Reporting in a City or Regional Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists.

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