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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #474JMG
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Tuesday February 13, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $175,000
An estimated start date of 2/15/2018 through 12/15/2018, 10 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday February 5, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, January 22, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Medicine curricular transformation to OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL, for an estimated $175,000.
In the Fall of 2017, after the start of the academic year for the first year medical students, the College Committee decided that the expertise of the physicians who had been previously acting as Sub Theme Leaders were needed for an additional ten months to oversee and complete the transition of first year medical students (M1) into their second year (M2). Three physicians to provide professional development and continued implementation services of a curricular transformation for 1st year through 4th year medical students.

The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Sole Economically Feasible Source
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the The use of these three unpaid/voluntary faculty physicians identify this as a sole economically feasible source. These physicians are already familiar with the current curriculum and are fully credentialed as they have been used in the past as unpaid/voluntary faculty in the teaching and overseeing of clinical activities of M2-M4 medical students as well as residents from the College's program.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

February 7, 2018
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
February 2, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 474JMG-SignedOSF.pdf (543 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 474JMGPt2.pdf (48 KB)