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SIU School of Medicine is the only medical school in the U.S. to have received two consecutive accreditations (2008, 2015) with no citations from the accrediting body, Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)Read More
Fertility & IVF Center
The SIU Fertility and IVF Center opened in 2009 to provide a comprehensive approach to finding solutions for infertile couples. SIU’s Center has ranked among the top five fertility centers in the nation by FindTheBest, an unbiased, data-driven comparison search engine.Learn More
Adopt-a-School: Enos Elementary
For more than 30 years, SIU School of Medicine has partnered with Springfield School District 186's "Adopt a School" program. SIU School of Medicine "adopted" Enos Elementary, which sits just two blocks from the medical school campus. Programs include mentoring, holiday activities and regular doantions for shoes, winter clothes and books.Learn More
The Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program (MEDPREP) was established in 1972 by the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and has helped over 1,000 students successfully matriculate into medical or dental school.
MEDPREP provides assistance to educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students, preparing them to achieve success in the health professions.Learn More
Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program (P4)
The Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program, or P4, gives young people a head start into medical careers and provides them with early mentors within the Springfield medical community. The after-school program is sponsored by SIU School of Medicine in partnership with Springfield Public Schools (SPS) and the Sangamon County Medical Society.Learn More
Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
These programs allow our family medicine clinics to provide special programs for low income and uninsured patients. Patient Center Medical Home clinics provide primary care services for the entire family, including women’s health, children’s health (school and sports physicals, immunizations), adults and geriatric care. Community Health Centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), are nonprofit, community-directed health care providers located in medically underserved rural and urban communities where health care resources are scarce.. SIU Family and Community Medicine has five FQHCs, also known as Community Health Centers: Springfield with additional access points in Jacksonville and Lincoln, Decatur and Quincy) and five PCMH designations (Carbondale, Decatur, Springfield, Quincy, West Frankfort) The Department of Pediatrics was named a PCMH in 2017.