Family Medicine Residency Program | Decatur

Who we are

Welcome to the SIU Family Medicine Residency Program - Decatur.  We serve Decatur, Illinois and the surrounding central Illinois communities. Residents are based at the SIU Center for Family Medicine - Decatur, which is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Our residents will experience taking care of patients in the inpatient, outpatient, and nursing home settings. Our goal is to provide a balanced full scope Family Medicine educational experience to each resident.

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Students attending the SNMA Conference

SIU attends SNMA Conference

SIU Family Medicine Residency Program for Springfield went to recruit medical students at this year’s Student National Medical Associations Annual Medical Education Conference (SNMA). On April 5 - 9
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Decatur Residents participate in DPS Extended Day Program - 2022

The Family Medicine Residency Decatur residents participated in the Decatur Public School Extended day Program with students from Decatur School District schools. The DPS program is a before and after
Nikhil Vatti, MD

Nikhil Vatti, MD awarded an AAFP award

Nikhi Vatti, MD was awarded the Excellence in Graduate Medical Education in 2022 by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Vatti is one of the 12 resident physicians to win this award in 2022
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