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SIU Forum to Discuss Racial Inequalities, Impacts on Health Care

February 1, 2021

Understanding the effects of racism and other inequities within the health care system is the focus of a lecture and forum on February 9 and 10 in Springfield.

Medical students training with local physicians

January 11, 2021

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through January 29. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

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.

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