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Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through November 20. The students are participating in the school’s Family

Orthopedic Surgery Presents 2020 Faculty Investigator Award - Dr. Thuppal

Congratulations, Sowmyanarayanan Thuppal, Ph.D., MD! Dr. Thuppal was presented with the 2020 Faculty Investigator Award from the Division of Orthopedic Surgery. This inaugural award acknowledges

New articles in PubMed by SIU School of Medicine authors in November

SIU School of Medicine authors published 38 articles in the past month that were added to PubMed. Display the 38 citations in PubMed

Dementia and Driving

According to the National Institute on Aging there are more than 41 million licensed drivers age 65 and older on the roads, up from 26 million 20 years ago. As a person ages, changes in health

New Endoscopic Technologies Pioneered by Dr. Abdul Swied

Abdul Swied, MD, an advanced endoscopist in SIU’s Division of Gastroenterology, has begun using the world’s first single-use duodenoscope approved by the FDA. The Boston Scientific EXALT Model D is a

Division of Orthopedic Surgery Recieves Robert Bucholz Journal Club Grant

The Division of Orthopedic Surgery has been awarded the 2020-2021 Robert Bucholz Journal Club Grant from the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) Resident Education Fund. The application was
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Farm Family Resource Initiative offers new helpline

SPRINGFIELD – Area farmers who need someone to talk to about the everyday stresses of farming and pandemic-related challenges now have a new resource. A new helpline (1-833-FARM-SOS) will connect

SIU Medicine COVID-19 Testing Locations in November

SIU Medicine will continue regular COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in November. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the testing operation will continue to be hosted by Abundant Faith

2020 Department of Surgery Teaching Awards Announced

Congratulations, 2020 Department of Surgery Teaching Award Recipients! Teaching awards are given every year and are granted based on a review of all evaluations of residents and faculty by medical