Annual Kenniebrew event expands to conference in 2023

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has made a significant, ongoing commitment to becoming an anti-racist institution. For many years, our school has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr
Durbin makes federal funds announcement May 31

Workforce equity center and telehealth support coming to SIU

Sen. Dick Durbin announced federal funding for the creation of a workforce development center and telehealth training and equipment upgrades at SIU School of Medicine.
Wesley Robinson-McNeese, MD

Physician pipeline program renamed for Dr. Wesley McNeese

At the April 28 SIU Board of Trustees meeting, School of Medicine Dean Dr. Jerry Kruse announced the physician pipeline program has been renamed in honor of its originator, Dr. Wesley Robinson-McNeese.

Health DEPOTS to offer more access, advocacy for better health

The Health DEPOTS program aims to create a safe space for individuals to take charge of their health through improved health literacy and advocacy.
Dr. Sunny Nakae

Kenniebrew speaker: Learning to be an ally is liberating

Sunny Nakae, PhD, offered lessons in empowerment and building skills to “become an ally” at the 2022 Dr. Alonzo Kenniebrew Lecture on February 8. Nakae is senior associate dean for equity, inclusion
Sunny Nakae -Kenniebrew

Lecture & forum to focus on how to become an equity ally

SPRINGFIELD, IL – At work or in public, we sometimes witness microaggressions, disrespect, and racism directed at others. When something happens that goes against our values, there is often palpable
McNeese winning Kenniebrew award

Equity office seeks 'Dr. Kenniebrew Equity Award' nominations

The Dr. Kenniebrew Equity Award is an acknowledgment bestowed upon an individual or organization actively promoting inclusive excellence.
Women in Medicine

Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Series

Registration is now open for the AWIMS Leadership Development Series (all virtual), featuring five esteemed SIU leaders who will share leadership lessons through the lens of advocacy. Topics &
Alliance for Women in Science (AWIMS)

SIU Alliance for Women in Medicine and Science Executive Leadership Program

The Alliance for Women in Medicine and Science (AWIMS) will launch a longitudinal executive leadership program for mid to late-career (10 years or more of practice in your area and/or at the associate