Mass casualty staging

SIU Medicine coordinating mass casualty training simulation May 18

SIU Medicine is coordinating a pediatric-focused mass casualty training opportunity at Hope Church at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 23. It will involve area first responders – Springfield police, fire, ambulance and dispatch – and officials from the SIU Department of Emergency Medicine, as well as health organizations from across the city.
Dr. Chris McDowell

Chris McDowell named Executive Associate Dean of SIU Medicine

Dr. Chris McDowell has been named the new Executive Associate Dean of SIU School of Medicine. He is an alumnus of the school (Class of 2005), chair of Emergency Medicine, an associate professor and the medical director for the Memorial Learning Center.
Mars mission 'Sandbox'

SIU Medicine alum begins NASA Mars mission

On June 25, Springfield emergency medicine physician and SIU School of Medicine alumnus Dr. Nathan Jones will begin a NASA mission that simulates living on Mars.
Firearm study US map

New study shows toll of firearm injury on U.S. children

Since 2020, firearm injuries have become the No. 1 cause of death in American children, according to the CDC. SIU Medicine's Dr. Ruchika Goel and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University studied national data to learn more about the children and adolescents affected, as well as the burden on hospitals and health care providers.
Catherine Greene match map

Class of 2023 Residency Match Results

See where the class of 2023 will complete their residencies.
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Study: Number of children ingesting marijuana edibles spikes

The volume of cases of children accidentally consuming cannabis edibles has grown alarmingly over the past five years, according to a new study in the journal of Pediatrics. Marit Tweet, MD , a

2021 Distinguished Alumni

Three doctors, who graduated from SIU, were honored for their work in service, career achievements and leadership.
Emergency Medicine Team In Front of Ambulance

Emergency Medicine expands, adds divisions

After becoming a department in 2019, the Department of Emergency Medicine is growing again, forming Divisions of Education, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and
Jen Becker

Aspects of a Learner | Jennifer Becker

Jennifer Becker, MD, MPH, is a first-year resident in Emergency Medicine. She completed her dual degrees in May, just after she received a 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public