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Dr. Jason Kegg has been named Medical Director of the Illinois Emergency Medical Services Program

February 8, 2018

Jason Kegg, MD, Emergency Medicine, has been named medical director of the Illinois Emergency Medical Services Program at the Illinois Department of Public Health.

SIUEM Presents Nursing Simulation to IMSH

January 16, 2018

Southern Illinois University Division of Emergency Medicine faculty Drs. Richard Austin, Jonathon dela Cruz and Jason Kegg along with resident Dr.

ABEM Director Dr O. John Ma Visits SIUEM

June 29, 2017

SIUEM was happy to host Dr. O. John Ma, American Board of Emergnecy Medicine Director, at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.  Dr. Ma shared the mission of ABEM with SIU Emergnecy Medicine residents and students.

SIU Students Champions of Simulation Competition

June 23, 2017

Two teams composed of third year medical students from SIU SOM recently competed in a simulation competition at Jump Trading Center in Peoria, Illinois hosted by the University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria.

SIUEM Alumni Day

June 22, 2017

SIU Emergency Medicine was proud to host the 4th Annual Alumni Day June 22nd, 2017 at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.

SIUEM Chair Dr. David Griffen Receives ICEP Meritorious Service Award

May 4, 2017

Dr. David Griffen, Chair of the Division of Emergency Medicine at SIU, was honored today with the Dr. Bill Smiley Meritorious Service Award from the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians.  He was recognized at the Annual Spring Symposium and recieved the honor from Dr.

SIUEM Presents Scholarly Projects at CORD EM

April 29, 2017

SIUEM residents Rik Austin (pictured) and Sven Steen as well as faculty members Rebecka Lopez and Chinmay Patel presented scholarly projects at the 2017 Council of Residency Directors for Emergnecy Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

SIUEM Residents and Students Join ICEP for Advocacy Day

April 27, 2017

SIU Emergency Medicine students, residents and faculty joined the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians for the 2nd Annual Advocacy Day.  Dr. Mark Baker (PGY 1 EM Resident) greets Illinois Senator Sam McCann outside of the Senate chambers.

Springfield & Sherman Fire Departments Host SIUEM Fire Day

April 27, 2017

The 2nd Annual SIUEM Fire Day was held at the Sherman Fire Department April 6th 2017.