Nurse educators

Nurse educators fill vital role for medical students

SIU is one of only two medical schools in the nation who use nurse educators extensively in their curricula. The master’s-level team devote their days to educating students and helping them develop good clinical skills.
Take Me Out to the Ballgame by Morgan Suhre

SIU Medicine community displays artistic side

The 30th anniversary edition of SCOPE, the medical school's literary magazine, was launched with an awards reception on April 19.
Dr. Andy Tucker

Dr. Andy Tucker is NFL's Most Valuable Physician

You think the pressures of being a professional athlete are demanding? Try being the team physician to 70 of them in the National Football League.
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.
Two individuals at a table

Impact of today's Community Health Worker

Not many know what a Community Health Worker (CHW) is or what the profession entails. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) describes a CHW as “lay members of the community who work
Survivor Recovery Center

Survivor Recovery Center helps trauma victims heal

By Aren Dow:On the opposite wall of Sicely Kluge’s office, past the dinosaurs and the art supplies, hangs the starting point for many of her patients’ sessions: the snack center.It looks like one of
Emilee Gibson

Aspect of a Learner - Emilee Gibson

Bloomington-Normal native and fourth-year medical student Emilee Gibson is a force. The Class of 2023 president, medical student representative to the Illinois State Medical Society’s Government
Students attending the SNMA Conference

SIU attends SNMA Conference

SIU Family Medicine Residency Program for Springfield went to recruit medical students at this year’s Student National Medical Associations Annual Medical Education Conference (SNMA). On April 5 - 9