Annual Kenniebrew event expands to conference in 2023

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has made a significant, ongoing commitment to becoming an anti-racist institution. For many years, our school has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr
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SIU medical student working with NIH scientists in Washington

Third-year medical student Taylor Badger has embarked upon a unique learning opportunity that adds a year of intensive research experience to her medical school curriculum at Southern Illinois
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Suicide support group to meet this fall

With suicide on the rise within the agriculture community, the Farm Family Resource Initiative is launching an open support group for farmers and farm family members 18 years and older who have lost a
Rural Health

Summit to address rural program, policy needs Oct. 27

Rural communities require rural-specific, innovative programs and policies to reverse disparities in access to basic resources, education and educational opportunity. An upcoming event is designed to

Diemer appointed to State Medical Board

On September 16, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced new appointments to state boards and commissions. Don Diemer, PA, DHSc, was appointed to serve as a member of the Illinois State Medical

Breast Center receives national accreditation

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has granted accredited status to the SIU School of Medicine Breast Center in Springfield. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a
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Trivia Night to help community children

Medical students from SIU School of Medicine are hosting a trivia night to benefit St. John’s Children Hospital at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at Sheedy Shores Winery, 10300 Johns Creek Road, in
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TELEHEALTH 2.0

When telehealth — sometimes called telemedicine — was introduced to SIU School of Medicine providers and patients in 1995, it was viewed as the next leap forward in the medical school’s mission to provide health care.
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A Virtual Success Story: Telepsychiatry

SIU Psychiatry was an early adopter of telehealth, with Jeffrey Bennett, MD, establishing a clinical training program for residents within critical access hospitals in 2008.