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2017 Outstanding Coordinator Award

December 6, 2017

In order to formally recognize the crucial and expansive role of a program coordinator, the Office of Graduate Medical Education assembles a committee annually to select a GME coordinator for the Outstanding Coordinator Award.

Rare Lung Surgery Gives Some People a Second Chance at Life

November 17, 2017

Stephen Hazelrigg, MD, Chair of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, speaks about Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. 

General Surgery Residents Take Top Award at National Competition

October 25, 2017

The SIU Medicine General Surgery Residency Program is the 2017 American College of Surgeons' Surgical Jeopardy Competition champions. Chief Resident Susan Wetzel, MD, and second-year resident Sarah Fedeli, MD, led the team to victory on Wednesday, Oct.

SIU School of Medicine Employees Honored for Service

October 10, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine honored 56 of its employees for their years of service at campus facilities in Springfield, Decatur and Quincy.  The following employees included:

Dr. Sandra Ettema: Doctor, patient, leader, teammate

July 24, 2017

“I encourage everybody.

SIU Med Students Seek Answers to Stroke, Alzheimer's Disease

June 28, 2017

Students swap summer break for science

Honor Medical Society Welcomes New Members

May 23, 2017

AOA honor society class of 2017The Eta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine inducted 14 new members at its

Dr. John Mellinger exemplifies humanism in medicine

May 17, 2017

As Vriti Advani, MD, chief resident of general surgery, confidently performs a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Dr.

SIU Med School Elects New Alumni Board Members

May 5, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has named five new board members to the school’s Alumni Society Board of Governors. The new board members include: Milton Armstrong, MD, FACS; Richard Austin, MD; Careyana Brenham, MD; Kelli Webb, MD; and Tabatha Wells, MD.

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