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Racism's Threat to Public Health - a Message from the Dean

May 29, 2020

On April 6, 2020, my message to SIU Medicine employees focused on racial inequities in the delivery of health care, racial disparities in health care outcomes, and the overt and implicit systemic racism that lies at the root of these inequities and disparities for African Americans. On that day,

Doug Carlson named to COVID-19 IL Task Force

May 21, 2020

SIU Medicine chair of pediatrics Doug Carlson, MD, was recently named to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Task Force on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to help investigate the prevalence of this new syndrome

AWIMS earns 2020 Inspiring Affinity Group Award from "INSIGHT into Diversity" magazine

May 21, 2020

The SIU School of Medicine Alliance of Women in Medicine and Science (AWIMS) group has been named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2020 

SIU Medicine awards degrees at 2020 Commencement

May 14, 2020

May 13, 2020 – SPRINGFIELD - Seventy new physicians and a graduate student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine achieved degrees Saturday, May 16, in the sch

Medical student Jennifer Becker wins national public health award

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 – SIU School of Medicine Class of 2020 student Jennifer Becker has been selected to receive a prestigious 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S.

April 4 is SIU School of Medicine Day in Illinois

April 2, 2020

Illinois Governor J.B.

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

March 20, 2020

Residency Match Results List for SIU School of Medicine

Clinical Study Seeks Participants with Lung Disease

March 2, 2020

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a type of lung disease that results in scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs for an unknown reason. Over time, the scarring gets worse and it becomes harder to take deep breaths. The lungs become unable to take in enough oxygen.

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