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
First Class: Doctors of medical science graduate from SIU School of Medicine
A hooding ceremony celebrated the inaugural class of graduates in SIU's Doctor of Medical Science Program, a 1-year extension of PA education and training for positions of leadership in medical education, administration and disaster preparedness.
SIU Physician Assistants honored in White Coat ceremony
A White Coat ceremony on July 30 marked the 25th anniversary of the Physician Assistant Program at SIU School of Medicine. The event honored 38 new clinicians who had completed physician assistant training.
Students tackle teambuilding course
The 2021-22 Lincoln Scholars Program students and the Physician Assistant students in the Class of 2023 joined forces on May 29 to complete the Touch of Nature (TON) TEAMS course. They did a great job
Aspects of a Learner | Lucas Dominic Martinez
Lucas Dominic Martinez - Physician Assistant Program - Class of 2022 Where did you grow up? I was born in the Philippines just south of the capital, Manila. I am the youngest of three siblings and we
New home, new technology for family medicine and PA training
In August 2019, SIU Medicine unveiled a new state-of-the-art clinic and teaching facility at 300 W. Oak Street in Carbondale, Illinois. The 40,000-square-foot space is now home to SIU Center for
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
More PAs may be eligible to join physician teams in rural Illinois
Legislation headed to Gov. Rauner's desk will allow more physician assistants to help doctors in clinics, which will improve access for patients in rural Illinois.
New Physician Assistants Help Ease Health Care Provider Shortage in Rural Illinois
35 learners complete SIU Medicine's Physician Assistant Program