Construction Updates

Updates for our patient and employee community of the current status and upcoming milestones of the major construction projects ongoing at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

As Georgia's National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winship is continuously working to grow and improve our facilities to advance patient care.

Currently at Winship, we have three major construction projects taking place with:

  • Clinic renovations on the first floor of our Clifton campus location
  • Construction of the Rollins Immediate Care Center on the fourth floor of Emory University Hospital tower
  • Construction of a new patient centric, multi-story facility called Winship Emory Midtown adjacent to Emory University Hospital Midtown

More details on each project are provided below.

Clifton Campus Renovations

Winship's Clifton campus location is undergoing significant renovations to enhance patient service offerings and improve overall flow for patients and staff. The renovations are taking place in several phases from September 2021 through July 2022 to enhance service offerings and improve the overall flow of the first floor of the building.

The renovations will bring:

  • Addition of 25 clinic rooms total
  • Opening of multi-use Survivorship Center
  • Creation of Integrative Oncology and Survivorship Clinic
  • Dedicated physical therapy/lymphedema space
  • Improved traffic flow through first floor for patients, employees and visitors
  • Adjacency of Emory Breast Imaging Center to new breast oncology clinical space

We appreciate your patience as we navigate this new opportunity to increase the services we offer at this location. We know that you rely on us for timely updates about changes that will affect your visits to our facilities. Please check back here for further updates as they become available.

Construction updates:

  • Entrance to Emory Breast Imaging Center has been relocated; please follow signage.
  • Mocha Delites Coffee House & Deli is closed; space has been temporarily converted to a lounge area.
  • Patient and Family Resource Center is temporarily closed until the renovations are completed.
  • New badge-access entry has been installed for faculty and staff.

Reminder, the front entrance access for patients and other visitors on Uppergate Drive is closed on the weekends.

Upcoming entrance closure: The pedestrian bridge entrance on the first level will be closed for eight weeks from February 25 to April 19. (dates subject to change).


Immediate Care Center at Emory University Hospital

Winship is establishing an immediate care facility to bridge the gap between cancer centers and emergency rooms. The Rollins Immediate Care Center will be located on the fourth floor of the Emory University Hospital tower and is expected to open in spring 2022. The new facility will provide patients with cancer with oncology-related urgent care. Construction started in late summer 2021.

The Rollins Immediate Care Center will be located on the fourth floor of the Emory University Hospital tower and is expected to open in spring 2022.

Winship Emory Midtown

The new Winship Emory Midtown facility currently under construction on the Emory University Hospital Midtown campus is designed to change the way cancer care is delivered to patients. Comprising of 17 stories and more than 450,000 square feet, the unique facility design will keep the patient in a centralized location and bring health care providers, services and research opportunities to them. Construction is expected to be completed in late 2022 with patient care expected to begin in spring 2023.

The new facility will include 64 inpatient beds, 26 observation beds, as well as six operating rooms for both inpatient and outpatient procedures, a modern radiation oncology facility, state-of-the-art imaging modalities, and a multi-story parking deck.

Current impact on traffic:

  • One Westbound lane and adjacent sidewalk on Linden Avenue will be closed indefinitely.
  • One Southbound lane on Peachtree Street NE will be closed daily between 6:00 am and 4:00 pm.

You can follow along with unique views from on-site cameras providing images and timelapse videos of the construction.

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