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ThinkFirst and have a safe summer

June 12, 2017

With warm weather comes a host of exciting outdoor activities: swimming, boating, biking, road trips, fireworks and camping to name a few. But, when precautions aren’t taken, many of these activities can also end in injury. One group at SIU School of Medicine makes it their mission to prevent that. 

Opioid Conference Offers Guidance For Health Care, Law Enforcement Professionals

May 31, 2017

The United States is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic.

Panel Seeks to Connect Caregivers, Psychologists

May 25, 2017

Michelle Gates, PhD“CoPatricia Fank, PsyDnnecting Caregiver

"The Full SIU Experience"

May 24, 2017

Dr. Janet Albers, '87, receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Suicide prevention: 13 reasons to seek help

May 23, 2017

With the popularity and subsequent controversies surrounding Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, suicide among teens and young people is a topic of a lot of conversation across the board.


May 11, 2017

Parents Invited to Learn More About Vaccines, Cancer-Causing Virus

What is tetralogy of fallot?

May 8, 2017

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel made a tearful and heartfelt announcement. His newborn son, Billy, was born with a heart condition. We talked to Ramzi Nicolas, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, division director of pediatric and fetal cardiology, and associate chair of pediatric specialty services at SIU School of Medicine about Billy Kimmel's condition and what exactly it is.

SIU Medicine Launches Nurse-Family Partnership in Sangamon County

May 8, 2017

Home visits help first-time, low income moms and families achieve success

Dr. Jerry Kruse Honored by National Family Medicine Organization

May 5, 2017

Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH, dean and provost of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and CEO of SIU Medicine, has received the Lynn and Joan Carmichael STFM Recognition Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).