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Medical students lobby DC for health care needs

April 24, 2019

SIU medical students Alexandria Wellman, Matthew Riley and Leighton Kraft traveled to Washington, DC, to advocate for policies on behalf of Southern Illinois University as a part of the AMA MSS Medical Advocacy and Region Conference on March 7-9.

McDowell Named First Recipient of New Endowed Chair for Emergency Medicine Named after Dr. David Griffen

April 22, 2019

Dr. Christopher McDowell, an emergency medicine physician with SIU Medicine and the medical director of the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, will be the first recipient of a newly created endowment for emergency medicine.

Scope magazine showcases medical school’s artistic side

April 18, 2019

Since its founding in 1970, SIU School of Medicine has included instruction in the medical humanities to balance the focus placed on the applied sciences.

Not Another Meeting! 5 Steps to Better, More Effective Meetings

April 18, 2019

Well-thought-out meetings can be productive, and leave you feeling accomplished and connected with others in the room. On the other hand, some meetings make you want to check your phone and update your social media status because nothing is being accomplished.

Nominate an SIU Employee for Harbinger of Goodwill

April 10, 2019

Have you witnessed an SIU School of Medicine employee who goes above and beyond his or her job duties?

SIU Pediatric Hospitalist Earns Ray E. Helfer Award

April 8, 2019

Pediatric hospitalist Haneme Idrizi, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at SIU Medicine, was awarded the Ray E. Helfer Award, which recognizes creative, scholarly work in pediatric education.

National Social Work Month Conference on Ethics and Cultural Awareness

March 31, 2019

SIU School of Medicine and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Illinois Chapter hosted a conference on March 14 as part of National Social Work Month.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 20, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, but if found at an early stage, there is an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.  

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