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'Doll Clinic' Teaches Children Importance of Doctor-Patient Roles, TLC

February 28, 2019

Carbondale, Illinois ─ SIU School of Medicine Physician Assistant students will be examining baby dolls and stuffed animals for preschool children during two “Doll Clinics” at 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m., on Wednesday, March 6. The clinics will be held at SIU Head Start, 907 N.

SIU Surgeon Named 'Master Educator in Endoscopy'

February 28, 2019

SIU surgeon John Mellinger, MD, FACS, is the 2019 recipient of the SAGES Foundation’s Ponsky Master Educator in Endoscopy Award.

Central Illinois Teens Complete SIU Physician Prep Program

February 22, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Sixteen central Illinois-area high school students are better prepared to become physicians after graduating from the Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program

Medical Students Learning from Local Physicians

February 4, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine February 4–March 1. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Call for Nominations: J. Kevin Dorsey Outstanding Educator Award

January 15, 2019

SIU School of Medicine faculty members are often recognized for their innovative teaching, student- and patient-centered approach, commitment to educational research, and development of effective curricula.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

January 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 7–February 1. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Preparing for a Pandemic

December 17, 2018

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.

Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

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