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Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

November 5, 2020

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through November 20. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

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.

SIU Medicine Group to Study COVID’s Potential Effects on Alzheimer’s

September 10, 2020

Medical researchers at SIU School of Medicine’s Neuroscience Institute are studying how the novel coronavirus may accelerate the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Their data could help identify patients that are more susceptible to the disease’s cognitive and physical decline.

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.

Healthcare organizations remind visitors: Masks required at hospitals, clinics

August 12, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Local healthcare organizations on Friday emphasized that anyone visiting a hospital or clinic must wear a mask at all times, saying that the public’s compliance is critical to reduce the community spread of COVID-19.