CHICAGO– Cook County Health & Hospitals System CEO Dr. Ram Raju, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and CCH Chairman of the Board David Carvalho today announced the dedication of the new Specialty Care Atrium to former Cook County Board President Richard Phelan.

“We dedicate this beautiful atrium to a leader in the fight for health care for all.  It is a small token of our respect and gratitude to President Richard Phelan. We thank President Phelan, for charting the course – we are honored to be navigating the healthcare organization he helped to build. We have done great things and we have many more on our list, but today, it is both appropriate and inspiring to recognize those who did so much before us,” said CCH CEO Dr. Raju.