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
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
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.
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.
ECHO Digital Training Resonates with Community Health Care Teams
Over a summer lunch hour, a group of health care providers and caseworkers from across Illinois have gathered to both talk and listen.
Aspects of a Learner | Sydney Marshall
Sydney Marshall is a shining example of the type of student MEDPREP was created to aid.
SIU Medicine Class of 2026 begins training
Authorities have long anticipated the U.S. would face a shortage of physicians as the Baby Boomer generation aged and outpaced medical school graduates. The warnings have become more dire as COVID-19