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SIU Students & Residents Honored for Research

May 11, 2018
Young researchers at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine show great promise as they pursued answers to scientific queries during the 28th annual Trainee Research Symp

SIU Medicine Q & A: The Truth on Tanning

May 10, 2018

In the summer months, many pool and beach-goers thirst to have sun-kissed, glowing skin. However, sunbathing can result in serious and life-threatening consequences.

Camp COCO Golf Outing Set for June 8

May 7, 2018

Southern Illinois University Medicine invites golfers to form teams for the annual charity golf outing benefiting the Camp COCO Children’s Cancer Fund. A shotgun start will begin the game at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at The Rail Golf Course, 1400 S. Club House Dr., Springfield.

Sangamon County Student Artwork on Display at SIU Med School

May 1, 2018

“My kid could paint that.”

This cliché is meant as criticism when stated by an art museum patron or gallery browser who sees similarities between an exuberant offspring and master expressionists like Pablo Picasso and Edvard Munch.

World Asthma Day: Diagnosing & Treating Asthma

May 1, 2018

Asthma is a condition that makes it difficult to breathe. But asthma doesn’t always cause symptoms. SIU Center for Family Medicine resident physician Dr.

Forum Promotes Team Approach to Help Springfield Homeless

April 27, 2018
A new program that encourages collaborations among police officers, community social workers and local officials is showing promise at addressing problems within Springfield’s homeless population.
 

SIU Center for Family Medicine-Quincy Earns National Recognition

April 27, 2018

The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Quincy has achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a pr

Social robots may help children with autism communicate

April 26, 2018

As the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) appears to be on the rise, researchers like Diana Sarko, PhD, are dedicating their time to finding better therapies.

Measuring MEDPREP's Effectiveness

April 26, 2018

By Steve Sandstrom

 

After nearly 50 years of operation, how successful is the MEDPREP program in its mission to prepare students for medical professions?

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