SIU School of Medicine Class of 2021

SIU School of Medicine grants degrees to Class of ‘21

Seventy-two physicians and three graduate students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received their diplomas Saturday, May 22, at the school’s 47th annual commencement. The ceremony
Emergency Medicine Team In Front of Ambulance

Emergency Medicine expands, adds divisions

After becoming a department in 2019, the Department of Emergency Medicine is growing again, forming Divisions of Education, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and

Aspects of a Learner: Jenn Becker, MD

Jennifer Becker, MD, MPH, is a member of the historic Class of 2020. She completed her medical doctorate and a master’s degree in public health and ‘virtually’ graduated in May. She also received a
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New Recommendations Aim to End Illinois’ Rural Health Crisis

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois officials must take swift action to end the rural mental health crisis worsened by COVID-19, says a new policy brief released by Rural Health Summit organizers, Southern
Dr. Pimple Popper at SIU Medicine Event at the Podium

Welcome Back, Dr. Pimple Popper!

Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper™, returned to her prairie roots this week for the 2021 Women’s Power Night Against Cancer, Wed., April 14, at the Route 66 Drive-in Theater to help raise cancer
Community Wellness

New aid available to transform health care in underserved communities

In March, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a plan to transform health care in underserved communities, offering support to improve access and collaborations with the goal of greater equity. The

SIU Medicine ending COVID-19 testing March 30, 2021

SIU School of Medicine will be closing its COVID-19 testing operation on March 30 as planned with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH). During the past 8 months, SIU conducted more

Class of 2021: SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

Seniors learn results from National Resident Matching Program

New Faces | Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Nathalie Foray, DO is a pulmonologist in SIU’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She completed her residency and pulmonary medicine fellowship at Southern Illinois University in