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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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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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INSTITUTIONAL EXCELLENCE

A model for medical education

An international medical education organization has selected Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to receive one of its inaugural awards for institutional excellence. The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) will present the ASPIRE Stellar Award to the SIU School of Medicine in recognition of its commitment to excellence in a range of educational areas. AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. It has members in more than 90 countries and across five continents.

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Amanda Mulch, MD, named Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

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SIU Medicine, Springfield Memorial Foundation announce Endowed Chair of Urology

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