Marit Tweet, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

    About me

    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    Academic interests: Education, Simulation, Toxicology-Antidotes, Household Toxins, Historical Tox
    What you enjoy most about the program: The people for sure. The culture between the faculty, residents, etc., is one of the most unique things about SIU EM. It is a supportive and innovative environment that is an excellent place to learn and grow.
    Favorite things to do in Springfield: Enjoying Washington Park with my dogs, going to the drive-in theater, Knight's Action Water Park on a hot day, the numerous summer festivals downtown and exploring the bike trails around town!



    Education & training

    Emergency Medicine Physician
    Board Certifications
    Emergency Medicine
    Medical School
    New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
    Undergraduate Degree
    BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
    Emergency Medicine, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Medical Toxicology, Toxikon Consortium, Chicago, IL

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