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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
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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.
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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.
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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.