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Patient Experience Monthly Highlights

January 9, 2020

As part of our continuing mission to provide exceptional patient experience at SIU Medicine, and in tandem with our Forward Together colleague recognition program, we are sharing positive patient experience highlights.  

January Employee of the Month

January 8, 2020

The employee of the month for January 2020 is Rhonda Loyd, Office Manager, in the Department of Surgery.

December 2019 Patient Experience Highlight

December 23, 2019

SIU Medicine’s December 2019 patient experience highlight recognizes Sandra Ettema, MD, Department of Otolaryngology.

Little Free Libraries Launched across SIU School of Medicine

December 18, 2019

The Center for Human and Organizational Potential hosted a contest to establish Little Free Libraries (LFL) around the SOM camp

Hascup named director of Alzheimer's center

December 18, 2019

Congratulations to Erin Hascup, PhD, named as the new director of the SIU Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (CADRD) beginning January 1, 2020. Dr. Tom Ala will become CADRD's medical director. Dr.

SIU Medicine recognized with 'Exemplary Practice' award

December 11, 2019

SIU Medicine has been named an Exemplary Practice by Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network and was awarded the network's Exemplary Practice certificate Dec. 11. The certificate recognizes SIU Medicine's "exceptional progress in practice transformation." 

SIU School of Medicine Hosts Leadership Springfield

December 5, 2019

On Nov. 21, SIU School of Medicine hosted the 2019 Leadership Springfield class for a morning of education and leadership in health care.

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians (December)

December 3, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in eight Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through December 20. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

SIU Population Science and Policy Recognized for Health Equity Efforts

November 27, 2019

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP) received the American Public Health Association 2019 Health Equity Award at the APHA’s annual meeting in San Diego this month.