Medical Education

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Medical Education at SIU Medicine. We serve and support academic and research faculty as they seek to promote a future generation of health care leaders and providers.  


We’re happy to work with any faculty member interested in educational development or scientific research, as well as anyone aiming to improve the impact of their curriculum and teaching style. We offer and assist with strategies such as problem-based learning, distance learning, educational technology, performance-based assessments and professional competencies. 
 

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Latest articles

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New emphasis on student and resident mental health and wellness

No one ever said medical school was easy. The prevalence of mental health struggles in medical school is well-known, and studies show that medical students experience disproportionately higher rates
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Southern Illinois teams to participate in child abuse simulation training

The challenges of preventing and responding to cases of child abuse can be difficult, even to professionals familiar in their roles within social welfare agencies. To aid in improving care, child protection teams from two Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) in Franklin and Williamson counties and the seven southernmost counties in Illinois (Two Rivers CAC) will receive simulation training on February 21-22 in Carbondale.
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New students begin medical training at Southern Illinois University

A White Coat Ceremony at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale celebrated the new students in the Class of 2027 who have begun pursuing medical degrees to care for the people of central and southern Illinois and beyond.