Trivia night

SIU medical students hosting trivia night for children's hospital

Southern Illinois University medical students are hosting a Halloween-theme trivia night at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 21, at Ace Sign Company, 2540 S 1st St, Springfield. In addition to trivia, teams
Denim & Diamonds 2023

Denim & Diamonds Gala this Saturday in Springfield

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host its 23rd annual Denim & Diamonds Gala at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.
The Salvation Army Clearlake Corps and Community Center

Care for the most vulnerable

SIU Medicine, Salvation Army partner for clinic On a cold December day, a man staying at the winter warming shelter found out from a friend that free walk-in health services were available at SIU
Judy Davie

Davie named chair of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Judy Davie has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in Carbondale. She joined the SIU School of Medicine faculty in 2006, and has served as assistant and associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Mental Health Fair

Mental Health and Wellness Fair in Springfield October 7

Community members are invited to attend the Mental Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, October 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lanphier High School Commons, 1300 N. 11th Street.
McNeese portrait

In Memoriam: Wes McNeese, MD

Dr. Wesley Robinson-McNeese, a trailblazing physician and leader at SIU School of Medicine, passed away on September 18, 2023. Dr. McNeese was the SIU System Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives and Special Advisor to the SIU Department of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
SCI greeters

Simmons Cancer Institute seeks volunteers to greet patients

For a patient undergoing cancer care, a friendly greeting can make all the difference in their day. SIU Medicine is seeking volunteers for an important role at Simmons Cancer Institute.
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Telehealth Etiquette: Best practices for providers

The use of telehealth has become an essential component of health care delivery, providing convenient access to health care. However, it’s important that proper etiquette is maintained during virtual

Caring for our caregivers

Caregiver is defined as “a family member or paid helper who regularly looks after a child or a sick, elderly or disabled person.” For many caregivers, this definition does not adequately describe all