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World Asthma Day: Diagnosing & Treating Asthma

May 1, 2018

Asthma is a condition that makes it difficult to breathe. But asthma doesn’t always cause symptoms. SIU Center for Family Medicine resident physician Dr.

Forum Promotes Team Approach to Help Springfield Homeless

April 27, 2018
A new program that encourages collaborations among police officers, community social workers and local officials is showing promise at addressing problems within Springfield’s homeless population.
 

SIU Center for Family Medicine-Quincy Earns National Recognition

April 27, 2018

The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Quincy has achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a pr

Med Student Scholarships Distribution Doubles

April 26, 2018

In an outstanding show of support from donors, 45 medical students received a scholarship this academic year, more than double last year’s number.

An Olympic Feat

April 26, 2018

Editor's note: In February 2018, SIU Medicine had a representative at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Social robots may help children with autism communicate

April 26, 2018

As the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) appears to be on the rise, researchers like Diana Sarko, PhD, are dedicating their time to finding better therapies.

Measuring MEDPREP's Effectiveness

April 26, 2018

By Steve Sandstrom

 

After nearly 50 years of operation, how successful is the MEDPREP program in its mission to prepare students for medical professions?

Free Skin Cancer Screenings Available May 17 at SCI

April 20, 2018
A free skin cancer screening for Springfield area residents is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.

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