Student Affairs


Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs at SIU Medicine. Our office includes Admissions, Financial Aid, the Registrar and Student Services. 

We provide a variety of services for our learners: career education, debt counseling, career mentoring and transcript ordering. We are also here to improve the learning environment for all our students and support SIU Medicine’s strategic goal of being a leader in the field of medical education. 

SIU Students launch Research Scholars Program

Research Scholars Program launched

Since the school's founding in 1970, opportunities have existed for medical students to participate in research projects and cultivate a love for science and lab-based learning. However, recognition for these extra-curricular studies had been informal and varied.

A new Research Scholars Program is changing that. The innovative 4-year elective track will acknowledge and honor SIU medical students for their research efforts completed while in school. Qualified learners receive a certificate at graduation and will be recognized as SIU School of Medicine Research Scholars as they pursue their residency matches.​

The program was designed by SIU medical students in collaboration with faculty both at SIU and at outside institutions to find a model that worked well with the curriculum.

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