We’re glad you are considering SIU School of Medicine as your springboard to a medical career. Our modestly sized, affordably priced institution is renowned as an innovator in medical education. While maintaining high academic standards, the SIU Admissions Committee looks beyond grades for evidence of responsibility, time management skills, maturity, integrity, social awareness, compassion, service orientation, proper motivation, identification with the goals and nature of the school, exploration of medicine as a career and good interpersonal skills. 

We accept applications through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), and give preference to residents of downstate Illinois and other underserved locations, including rural and inner-city areas.

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Dr. Albers

Janet Albers, MD Doctor, Leader, Teacher, Giver

Promoting change toward better health for individuals and communities has been a key goal of Dr. Albers' work at SIU for nearly 25 years.

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Ashley-Ann Walker named a 2024 SIU Distinguished Student

The SIU System Board of Trustees and its Student Advisory Committee recently honored some outstanding students from across its campuses with the 2024 SIU System Distinguished Student Service Award.
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Medical school community displays creativity in 2024 Scope

SIU School of Medicine unveiled the 2024 edition of SCOPE at an awards reception April 12. The student-produced literary magazine contains short stories, poems and artwork from learners, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the school.
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SIU medical students, residency programs matches made for Class of '24

On March 15, SIU Medicine's graduating Class of 2024, along with fourth-year students at other medical schools across the U.S., received results from the National Resident Matching Program to learn their destinations for postgraduate training.