In celebration of Women's History Month, visit the Medical Library's display of artwork created by human trafficking and trauma survivors March 22-28. The theme of the 2019 Women's History Month is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence."
Alex London, PhD, the John & Marsha Ryan Bioethicist-in-Residence, will present "Ethical and Scientific Issues Developing AI in Medicine: Parallels to Drugs Development" on Friday, March 22.
Dr. London will also present to the SIU School of Law on March 20. This presentation will be videoconferenced to the Dirksen Conference Room at SIU Medicine's Medical Library, 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield.
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Learn the anatomic and physiologic principles that maintain healthy gut wall, lumen, and nervous system.
Learn culinary techniques and practice recipes that can be used to support a healthy gut, including:How to use familiar botanicals and herbs How and why to ferment foods Sources of foods that contain the micro- and macronutrients that support digestive function.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Come and play in the state-of-the-art LLCC kitchen with us!
Give what's in your heart on Thursday, March 28.
SIU Medicine will host a blood drive in the Prairie-Sangamon Conference Rooms located at 327 W. Calhoun Ave. in Springfield. To sign up, call the Blood Center at 217-241-7550 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Walk-ins are also welcome!
Questions? Contact Stacy Bond at 217-545-2076.
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, "The Providers" follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay. As their personal struggles at times reflect those of their patients, the providers work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.
The 2019 Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer will feature Courtney Clark, author and melanoma cancer survivor. Proceeds from the tenth annual event will benefit all cancer research at Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.
The Day of Service is SIU's annual volunteer event which brings together all Springfield medical students. This year the Day of Service will be held on Friday, April 19th from 9am-4pm. This event is a wonderful way to provide students and faculty with the opportunity to reach out to, and help members of the community in which we learn! Every year SIU has recurring projects throughout Enos Park such as alley clean-up, community garden set-up, and landscapong/park clean up. Additionally, SIU hosts special projects that change on a yearly basis.
Join us for a morning run -- or walk -- for a great cause at the 8th Annual Junaia P. Carter, MD 5K.
This extension of the 24th Annual AMA 5K will be hosted by SIU medical students on April 20 at Washington Park Pavilion in Springfield. All proceeds will be donated to M.E.R.C.Y. Communities of Springfield.
7 AM: Check In and Race Day Registration begins. Please note that race day registration is $35.
8 AM: Race starts
Join the Academy for Scholarship in Education for its 10th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning on April 26, 2019. The symposium is dedicated to showcasing innovations in teaching and learning in medicine, improvements in delivering community-based education, and advances in technology and simulation.
The Office of the Associate Dean for Research at SIU School of Medicine invites you to attend the 29th Annual Trainee Research Symposium.
Selected graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will begin presenting at 10 am on Friday, April 26, at Guyon Auditorium and Rotunda at the Morris Library in Carbondale.
For more information, contact Kristi Katcher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SIU Graduate Medical Education Committee is proud to present the SIU SOM Quality Improvement Poster Symposium and Competition. This event will publicly recognize the quality improvement projects that are being done by SIU SOM residents and fellows. Monetary awards will be given for the top three quality improvement projects in addition to an Innovation Award.
Can we decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive impairment as we age? Accumulating evidence indicates that there are a wide variety of lifestyle risk and protective factors that affect cognition and brain health. This conference will present useful, empirically-based information regarding risk and protective factors for healthy versus unhealthy brain/cognitive aging.
This program is designed for clinicians, researchers, and other professionals in health care, wellness and aging.
Join SIU Medicine's Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders for a free community event on Tuesday, May 7, presented by Tom Ala, MD, interim chief of the Alzheimer's center, and Mehul Trivedi, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at SIU Medicine.
Topics include:Alzheimer's research updates Clinical trials Risk factors for dementia Strategies to prevent dementia
The doctors will also answer audience questions related to risk, prevention and healthy brain aging.
The 2019 reunion, which is being held on June 21 and 22, 2019 in Springfield, celebrates the classes of 1979, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. A casual and fun Friday night family-friendly reception is planned as well as Saturday events that include a campus tour and class picnics. Saturday night will conclude the reunion weekend in style with a semi-formal (business casual) dinner where you can enjoy wonderful food, mingle with classmates and fellow alumni, and learn about updates at the School of Medicine.