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Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

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.

Telehealth Patient Story - Maternal Fetal Medicine Spring 2020

August 25, 2020

Autumn Bohac of Effingham was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 years old. Now a 29-year-old mother of four, her health care journey reveals the everyday anxiety and pain that rural patients feel.

Telehealth Patient Story - Ears, Nose and Throat Clinic Summer 2020

August 25, 2020

Instead of renting a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, driving two hours and risking exposure to COVID-19, the Hall family from Tuscola, Illinois jumped at the chance to have a telehealth visit with an SIU Medicine surgeon.

SIU School of Medicine Receives Top International Award

August 25, 2020

An international medical education organization has selected Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to receive one of its inaugural awards for institutional excellence.  

Class of 2024 Welcomed to Carbondale Campus

August 21, 2020

Seventy-four medical students from the Class of 2024 have begun their academic medical training at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The students are starting four years of intensive education to become physicians.

Mellinger named chair of American Board of Surgery

August 4, 2020

The American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists, has named John D. Mellinger, MD, as chair for 2020-21.

Medical students training with local physicians

July 14, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout July.

Resident Physician Program Coming to SIU Alton Family Medicine

July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020, ALTON, IL ─ The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine has added a new residency program to begin serving patients within SIU Alton Family Medicine next summer.

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