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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.

Pandemic Health Worker Program offers home care, monitoring

June 9, 2020

JUNE 9, 2020 – SPRINGFIELD - Sheltering at home has created problems among some of Springfield’s more vulnerable residents and families who are struggling to maintain their physical and mental health during the pandemic.

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 

Community Resources During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

In an effort to help our community members searching for help with housing infromation, are food insecure or woud like to donate to a micropantry, we are compiling information provided to SIU Medicine teams here.

SIU Medicine Launches Pandemic Health Worker Program for Remote Patient Monitoring

April 11, 2020

  The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) and SIU School of Medicine will establish a new Pandemic Health Worker Program to support the health and wellness needs of people at home during this pandemic.

April 4 is SIU School of Medicine Day in Illinois

April 2, 2020

Illinois Governor J.B.

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