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OGME 2024 Outstanding Coordinator Award

Each year the OGME's Outstanding Coordinator Award Committee selects an exemplary program coordinator for the Outstanding Coordinator Award.
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Shaughnessy elevates advanced practice provider education

Allysen Shaughnessy, DMSc, PA-C, the newly appointed director of advanced practice provider education at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, epitomizes dedication and excellence in the medical
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Simon leads efforts for better behavioral health in Boston

SIU School of Medicine alumnus Dr. Kevin Simon (’15) was named Boston's first chief behavioral health officer in June 2022. Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Simon to the newly created post and tasked him with developing and implementing a comprehensive behavioral health agenda for the city's most vulnerable.
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SIU Medicine hosting Relay For Life to support cancer research April 13

Central Illinois residents can help support cancer research at an event this spring. SIU School of Medicine students are organizing Relay For Life on Saturday, April 13, at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in Springfield.
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MEDPREP student drive nets 13K hygiene products for women in corrections

SIU MEDPREP students delivered more than 13,000 feminine hygiene products to Springfield on March 19 for women housed in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
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SIU medical students, residency programs matches made for Class of '24

On March 15, SIU Medicine's graduating Class of 2024, along with fourth-year students at other medical schools across the U.S., received results from the National Resident Matching Program to learn their destinations for postgraduate training.
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Class of 2024 Residency Match Results

Here is a list of SIU medical students from the Class of 2024 with their residency destinations.
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Virtual event aims to tackle mental health challenges in agricultural communities

Farmers and their families often grapple with various stressors, including financial pressures, unpredictable weather conditions and the isolation of rural living. These challenges can contribute to
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Colon cancer screening kits available at SCI March 28

Simmons Cancer Institute will provide free colorectal cancer screening kits to area residents at a drive-thru event from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.