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Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

July 11, 2018

Family physicians in seven Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 9 – August 3. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

District 186 School Health Requirements: FAQ

July 9, 2018

School physicals and select immunizations are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades and for students new to Illinois. Students entering 12th grade need proof of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.

Kim J Hodgson, MD, Named President-Elect of the Society for Vascular Surgery

July 5, 2018

Kim J. Hodgson, MD, chair of the division of vascular surgery at Southern Illinois University Medicine in Springfield, was elected president-elect of the Society for Vascular Surgery for 2018-19 at the organization’s Vascular Annual Meeting in June. He will be slated for president next year.

Bauer Elected American Otological Society's President

July 5, 2018

SIU Medicine Professor and Chair of the Division of Otolaryngology Carol Bauer, MD, has been elected the 2018-19 president of the American Otological Society, the second oldest medical society in America.

Central, Southern Illinois Children with Cancer Attend Camp COCO

June 25, 2018

Medically supervised camp runs through Friday, June 29

More PAs may be eligible to join physician teams in rural Illinois

June 21, 2018

Legislation headed to Gov. Rauner's desk will allow more physician assistants to help doctors in clinics, which will improve access for patients in rural Illinois. 

Advanced Treatments for Depression Can Give Hope

June 8, 2018

What if medication and therapy don't work for depression and suicidal thoughts? Next step treatments are available. Learn about 4 advanced treatments for treatment-resistant mood disorders available at SIU Medicine.

SIU Medicine Earns National Award for Patient Access, Referral Management

June 6, 2018

In May 2018, the Patient Access Collaborative, formerly the Patient Access Symposium, recognized SIU Medicine with the award "Best Practice in Patient Acce

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