Hand surgery research grant awarded to plastic surgery, orthopedic divisions

The Division of Orthopedic Surgery and Institute for Plastic Surgery have been awarded the J. Leonard Goldner Pioneer Research Award for their grant proposal: “LGR+ Stem Cells Augment Osteogenesis on

A hyperactive brain in Alzheimer’s disease

Neurons are the cells responsible for communicating important information to different areas of the brain. They use various chemical messengers, called neurotransmitters, to pass information to one

COVID and Dementia Q&A Session

At SIU Medicine’s Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, we are committed to the care for our patients and their families – especially during the pandemic. We understand the unique

SIU Physician Assistant program to offer doctorate in 2021

SIU School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program will be launching a new Doctor of Medical Science degree program in summer semester 2021, one of only a handful of U.S. medical schools offering

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians (October 2020)

Oct. 6, 2020 — SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through October 23. The students are

Local health organizations leaders urge public to get flu shots

SPRINGFIELD – Most people follow public health advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but many continue to ignore the warnings. As flu season approaches, taking precautions to prevent illness is
Family Medicine Expand COVID Testing

COVID-19 Testing Sites for October

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

New articles in PubMed by SIU School of Medicine authors October 1, 2020

SIU School of Medicine authors published 39 articles in the past month that were added to PubMed. Display the 39 citations in PubMed

Additional Ask us anything sessions

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