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Butterfly Release Set for June 26

June 15, 2021

13th annual event benefits local cancer research, celebrates those affected by cancer

Cancer survivors, local businesses partner for breast cancer reconstruction awareness

June 11, 2021

SIU Medicine is bringing back BRA Day to central Illinois with an in-person event Friday, June 18 at Danenberger Family Vineyards; the owner of the vineyard is a stage-four metastatic breast cancer survivor and thriver.

SIU School of Medicine grants degrees to Class of ‘21

May 22, 2021

Seventy-two physicians and three graduate students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received their diplomas Saturday, May 22, at the school’s 47th annual commencement. The ceremony was held at Ken Leonard Field on the Sacred Heart-Griffin campus in Springfield.

SIU Medicine Enrolling Patients for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial

April 20, 2021

The Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at SIU Medicine is now enrolling patients with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease to help determine if an investigational drug is effective at treating this debilitating condition.

Crabtree Named Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

April 5, 2021

Traves Crabtree, MD, has been named chief of SIU Medicine's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Crabtree is a professor and medical director of SIU's Surgical Skills Laboratory in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. Dr. Crabtree is an alumnus of SIU School of Medicine.

Star of TLC’s ‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ to Speak at Women’s Power Night April 14

April 1, 2021

Dr. Sandra Lee, star of The Learning Channel’s hit series “Dr. Pimple PopperTM,” is the featured speaker at the 2021 Women’s Power Night Against Cancer on Wednesday, April 14. Dr.

New aid available to transform health care in underserved communities

March 30, 2021

In March, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a plan to transform health care in underserved communities, offering support to improve access and collaborations with the goal of greater equity.

SIU Medicine ending COVID-19 testing March 30, 2021

March 29, 2021

SIU School of Medicine will be closing its COVID-19 testing operation on March 30 as planned with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH).