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Preparing Tomorrow’s Healers

The SIU School of Medicine MEDPREP program has served over 1700 students since 1972. MEDPREP alumni have entered health professions schools across the country including our affiliated SIU School of Medicine and SIU School of Dental Medicine.

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Wheeler Hall Building at SIU Carbondale Campus

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Dr. Kevin Simon

Simon leads efforts for better behavioral health in Boston

SIU School of Medicine alumnus Dr. Kevin Simon (’15) was named Boston's first chief behavioral health officer in June 2022. Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Simon to the newly created post and tasked him with developing and implementing a comprehensive behavioral health agenda for the city's most vulnerable.
MEDPREP item drive

MEDPREP student drive nets 13K hygiene products for women in corrections

SIU MEDPREP students delivered more than 13,000 feminine hygiene products to Springfield on March 19 for women housed in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
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
Family Medicine Surgical Skills Group

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