SIU Medicine Launches New COVID-19 Testing Site for the Fall

After Labor Day, SIU Medicine will launch a new testing site at Abundant Faith Christian Center and other sites to meet COVID-19 response needs throughout the community. The final day for SIU Medicine

Alzheimer's researchers note cause of Alzheimers to be multifaceted in new article

In August 2020, Erin Hascup PhD, Alzheimer's Center Director, and Kevin Hascup PhD, Assistant Professor published "Toward refining Alzheimer's disease into overlapping subgroups". The topic of the

Telehealth Patient Story - Maternal Fetal Medicine Spring 2020

Autumn Bohac of Effingham was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 years old. Now a 29-year-old mother of four, her health care journey reveals the everyday anxiety and pain that rural
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Telehealth Patient Story - Ears, Nose and Throat Clinic Summer 2020

Instead of renting a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, driving two hours and risking exposure to COVID-19, the Hall family from Tuscola, Illinois jumped at the chance to have a telehealth visit with an

Ask us anything residency information sessions

The SIU Alton Family Medicine Residency Program is happy to offer some upcoming residency program informational sessions via Webex. Please join Program Director, Dr. M. Rebecca Hoffman, and Program
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SIU School of Medicine Receives Top International Award

An international medical education organization has selected Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to receive one of its inaugural awards for institutional excellence. The Association for

Class of 2024 Welcomed to Carbondale Campus

Seventy-four medical students from the Class of 2024 have begun their academic medical training at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The students are starting four years of intensive

Dr. M. Rebecca Hoffman selected for ADFM LEADS Fellowship!

M. Rebecca Hoffman, MD, MSPH, Program Director for the SIU Alton Family Medicine Residency Program, was selected as a LEADS Fellow for the 2020-21 year! The LEADS fellowship (Leadership Education for

SIU Urology Welcomes Dr. M Francesca Monn

SIU Urology welcomes Dr. M Francesca Monn. Dr. Monn is an Assistant Professor of Urology at SIU Medicine. She is a fellowship-trained Reconstructive Urologist and is passionate about treating urethral