White Coat Ceremony 2023

New students begin medical training at Southern Illinois University

A White Coat Ceremony at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale celebrated the new students in the Class of 2027 who have begun pursuing medical degrees to care for the people of central and southern Illinois and beyond.
Global Brigades students + Dr. Lopp

Students empowered from mission experience

As a child of immigrants from Jamaica, medical student Ashley-Ann Walker has always had an interest in global health. Read how she started SIU School of Medicine's Global Brigades chapter and spearheaded a mission trip to Panama in summer 2023.
Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

Learning Leadership: RISE conference reflections

Not all of us are born to be leaders, right? After all, if everyone led, who would be the followers? To be honest, I had fully embraced the role of being a behind-the-scenes individual, happy to bring

Brenham named Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Careyana Brenham has been selected as the new associate dean for graduate medical education (GME) at SIU School of Medicine.
Patel @ Story Slam

Teachers & learners share stories, receive recognition at education symposium

SIU’s Academy for Scholarship in Education hosted the 13th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium on April 13 on the Springfield campus.
harbinger in the fall

Reflections on teaching and learning through a pandemic

Senior Associate Dean for Education Dr. Debra Klamen chronicles the challenges and improvisation involved in keeping courses and curriculum going through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learners in Lyon

Learners in Lyon

In spring 2022, two SIU medical students were given an early teaching opportunity that was hard to resist: the invitation to present research at a medical education conference in Lyon, France.
Gabriella Tison matched!

SIU medical students, residency program matches made for next phase of training

On Friday, March 17, 65 SIU students secured residency positions.
Geoff Pettys portrait

Geoff Pettys is new medical library director

Geoff Pettys has been named the director of SIU School of Medicine's Medical Library.