Saint Francis Hospital is located in Evanston, Illinois, near the shore of Lake Michigan, just ten miles from downtown Chicago. It is an ideal location, offering all the advantages of the city as well as the suburbs. Evanston is a lovely residential area, with beaches, shops and easy access to Chicago by car, public transportation, or bicycle.
Chicago is one of the nation's largest and most diverse cities. It boasts one of the world's finest orchestras, a major opera company, and an art institute with a world-renowned impressionist collection. Chicago is known for its blues and jazz and for its wide variety of ethnic neighborhoods, with shops and restaurants that would take years to explore.