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SIU School of Medicine grants degrees to Class of 2023

New physicians, research scientists and instructors at SIU School of Medicine received their diplomas at the school’s 49th annual commencement May 20.
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Tee up to help community kids June 5

Children throughout Springfield are receiving extended medical care, and once they return home, their families often need extra help to pay for items or services insurance does not cover. SIU Medicine is inviting all golfers to help these children facing life-altering diseases through the On Par for Pediatrics charity golf outing.
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Area residents can get skin cancer screenings on May 25 at SCI

Central Illinois residents are invited to a free skin cancer screening from 5 - 7 p.m., Thursday, May 25, at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, 325 W. Carpenter St., Springfield. Dermatologists will be on-site to perform free consultations to screen for the most common types of skin cancer.
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Butterfly release to honor loved ones, celebrate survivors on June 3

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine will host its 15th Annual Butterfly Release at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, in the Thomas Garden of Hope, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield.
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Nominations sought for new community engagement award

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.

Dixon gives presentation at Leadership Summit

Dr. William Dixon spoke to the Herald-Whig about his recent presentation in Kansas City.
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Trainee Research Symposia showcases next-gen lab leaders

More than 80 trainee researchers shared findings from their most promising scientific and clinical investigations at the 33rd Annual Trainee Research Symposium on April 18 and 21 at SIU School of Medicine.
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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.
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Springfield Family Medicine Residency program welcomes 2023 chief residents

The SIU Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield announced Karie Schwertman and Ashay Vaidya as their chief residents for the 2023-2024 academic year. Chief residents are selected by their co