Addiction Medicine mission and goals

To provide comprehensive, patient-centered compassionate addiction care to the people of Central and Southern Illinois, through education, service, research, and community partnership.

Program Goals
Combine clinical experience and didactics to facilitate the fellow’s development of skills and knowledge in accordance with the ACGME competency-based objectives and milestones. 

Overall aims include:

  • Understand the ethical basis of addiction medicine practice.
  • Enhance skills in critical thinking and apply them to clinical practice.
  • Understand the neurobiology of substance use, misuse, addiction presentation and treatment, and how these are modified by the patient’s individual circumstances. 
  • Understand the role the practice of addiction medicine has within the healthcare system.

We appreciate your interest and invite all prospective fellows to apply.