SIU School of Medicine
We are SIU Medicine, a publicly assisted medical school and a clinical practice focused on the health care needs of downstate Illinois. The School of Medicine is part of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
For more than 50 years, SIU Medicine has been an innovative leader in medical education and a key player in the development of the regional academic medical center in Springfield. Set amid the city’s growing Mid-Illinois Medical District, the school is a driving force in improving the population’s health.
Our student experience focuses on empathetic values and a philosophy of treating patients as people, not diseases. Creative, interactive training makes our graduates among the most skilled and confident clinicians in the nation.
World-class scientific research and community outreach complement the SIU mission. Together, our faculty, learners and staff are meeting the Triple Aim + 1: health care that is more effective, efficient, equitable and enjoyable.
Forward. For You.
SIU School of Medicine is recognized as one of the world leaders in medical curriculum innovation and excellence, with an educational model that has been adopted by the vast majority of U.S. medical schools. Through its clinical practice, the work of our graduates and community partnerships, the School of Medicine has transformed the health care of the region.
Learning. Leading. Healing.
Training at SIU School of Medicine produces some of the most skilled and confident clinicians and medical specialists in the nation. World-class scientific research opportunities are also available for the next generation of problem-solvers. Professional teams have the opportunity to pursue life-long learning. Whether you are learning, leading, or healing, SIU School of Medicine has a place for you.
The learner of the future
The 50-year evolution of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine defies expectations. Almost from the beginning, we distinguished ourselves with an innovative curriculum and ability to set medical education trends rather than follow them. We are proud of the achievements that brought us here, but eager to push for progress that benefits the learner of the future.