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New Endoscopic Technologies Pioneered by Dr. Abdul Swied

October 30, 2020

Abdul Swied, MD, an advanced endoscopist in SIU’s Division of Gastroenterology, has begun using the world’s first single-use duodenoscope approved by the FDA.

Farm Family Resource Initiative offers new helpline

October 28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Area farmers who need someone to talk to about the everyday stresses of farming and pandemic-related challenges now have a new resource.

SIU Medicine COVID-19 Testing Locations in November

October 27, 2020

SIU Medicine will continue regular COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in November.

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

October 7, 2020

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through October 23. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Local health organizations leaders urge public to get flu shots

October 5, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Most people follow public health advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but many continue to ignore the warnings. As flu season approaches, taking precautions to prevent illness is more important than ever.

COVID-19 Testing Sites for October

October 2, 2020

SIU Medicine will continue regular COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in October. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the testing operation will continue to be hosted by Abundant Faith Christian Center located at 2525 Taylor Ave.

‘Mammogram Mondays’ to aid area women in October

September 29, 2020

Free breast cancer screenings offered to under- and uninsured

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians (September 2020)

September 8, 2020

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout September. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

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