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New Center for Family Medicine Opens

August 16, 2019

CARBONDALE, IL - SIU Medicine is welcoming patients, residents and students to a new state-of-the-art clinic and teaching facility at 300 W. Oak Street. The 40,000-square-foot space will be the home to SIU Center for FamilyMedicine–Carbondale and SIU Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 31, 2018

Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 29–November 23. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Family & Community Medicine - Carbondale Earns National Recognition

April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018 – The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Carbondale has achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private,

Dr. Sharon Smaga Named IRHA Physician of Excellence

October 17, 2017

The Illinois Rural Health Association selected Sharon Smaga, MD, professor of family medicine in Carbondale, to receive a 2017 Physician of Excellence Award.

SIU Medical Students Working with Regional Physicians

July 31, 2017

Family physicians in six Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 31 – August 25. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.