SIU Medicine is hosting an event to educate women, especially those in the Black community, about early detection, breast cancer screenings, advocating for care, supporting others who have breast cancer and options for breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery.
Dr. Wesley Robinson-McNeese, a trailblazing physician and leader at SIU School of Medicine, passed away on September 18, 2023. Dr. McNeese was the SIU System Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives and Special Advisor to the SIU Department of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that struck down college affirmative action programs. The Court issued rulings in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Students for Fair
AWIMS is seeking nominations for its first-ever Colors of Health Community Engagement Award. The recipient will be honored during the fashion show June 2 in Springfield.
SIU Family Medicine Residency Program for Springfield went to recruit medical students at this year’s Student National Medical Associations Annual Medical Education Conference (SNMA). On April 5 - 9
Charlene Aaron, PhD, and SIU’s Center for Human and Organizational Potential received the Kenniebrew Equity Awards, in recognition of their efforts to actively promote inclusive excellence and equitable practices.
SIU School of Medicine has launched a new scholar track for medical students and staff who want to advance diversity and integration, reduce stigma and biases, and practice anti-racism and critical consciousness in health care.
Each February SIU hosts a series of events to honor Dr. Alonzo Kenniebrew, the first Black physician in the United States to build and operate a private surgical hospital. The 2023 Kenniebrew Lecture and Forum has expanded to include an all-day medical conference on Friday, February 17.
SIU Medicine and our Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion join the family of Earl Moore, Jr. in their sorrow and extend our deepest condolences. We are devastated by the collective loss that our community is experiencing once again because of such a tragedy.