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Why SIU

International acclaim

SIU School of Medicine sets the standard in medical education. Our award-winning curricular design, combined with hands-on teaching, small class sizes and attentive faculty, provides the foundation for a rewarding, fulfilling career in medicine or research.

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2023 Commencement
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5,800+

graduates of our GME programs

22

residency programs and 12 fellowships

1 of 2

medical schools in the world to earn 5 Aspire awards

1970

SIU School of Medicine was founded

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Latest news

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Continuing education scholarships available for rural nurses

Keeping rural health care healthy: Applications are now available for scholarships to the 2024 Nurse Scholar program!
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Mastering mental health on the farm

Mental Health Awareness Month is a golden opportunity to prioritize mental wellness in the workplace. And a busy farm can be one of the most challenging.
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Trainees gain experience, garner awards at 2024 Research Symposia

A two-day symposium offered trainees from across the School of Medicine system an opportunity to gain experience in making formal presentations of their research and clinical discoveries.
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Whether you're looking for medical school, our community involvement or a research partner, we can help you further your career in medicine.

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OBGYN Skills Lab