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About SIU Medicine

Primarily located in Springfield, Illinois, SIU Medicine has more than 270 health care professionals including university physicians and faculty members who are collectively dedicated to providing excellent medical care, advancement of care through research, and training the next generation of physicians.

As a community-based medical school, SIU Medicine works in partnership with hospitals and clinics throughout central and southern Illinois to meet the health care needs of our communities.


Our mission is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health-care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community.


SIU Medicine leadership team includes the clinical department chairs of SIU School of Medicine as well as an administrative leadership team that spans the academic practice plan and is guided by the board of directors made up of physicians and local business owners.