Education & Curriculum


Office of Education and Curriculum staff are here to aid our instructors’ efforts to produce the highly skilled, well-trained health care providers of the future. In collaboration with the Department of Medical Education, the OEC promotes educational development and leading-edge research activities at both national and international levels.

Using the latest tools and theories of the learning environment, we assist faculty in disseminating their academic and research ideas to ensure that our future workforce—and future patients—have access to the most up-to-date and evidence-informed diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services across a wide range of medical specialties.

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Education & Curriculum Committees

Learn more about our teams and all the ways that we are organized to optimize patient care and educational experiences.

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SIU School of Medicine Receives Top International Award

An international medical education organization has selected Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to receive one of its inaugural awards for institutional excellence. The Association for

USMLE program plans change in Step 1 score reporting

Excerpted from the United State Medical Licensing Examination The USMLE program will change score reporting for Step 1 from a three-digit numeric score to reporting only a pass/fail outcome. A numeric

SIU School of Medicine Hosts Leadership Springfield

On Nov. 21, SIU School of Medicine hosted the 2019 Leadership Springfield class for a morning of education and leadership in health care. Thirty-two guests from business, government, nonprofit