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Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 21, 2018

Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.

Dr. Jason Kegg has been named Medical Director of the Illinois Emergency Medical Services Program

February 8, 2018

Jason Kegg, MD, Emergency Medicine, has been named medical director of the Illinois Emergency Medical Services Program at the Illinois Department of Public Health.

SIU physician prepared for an Olympic task

February 8, 2018

David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics.

SIU Medicine Cosmetic Clinic Opens in West Springfield

January 25, 2018

Plastic surgeon Dr. Nicole Sommer to offer facial, nonsurgical procedures and cosmetic consults

SIU Ear Nose and Throat Clinic Opens in New Space

January 18, 2018

Adults and children needing ear, nose and throat care will benefit from a new, state-of-the-art facility at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. The Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery has opened a renovated, 22,000 square-foot clinic at 720 Bond Street in Springfield.

2017 Outstanding Coordinator Award

December 6, 2017

In order to formally recognize the crucial and expansive role of a program coordinator, the Office of Graduate Medical Education assembles a committee annually to select a GME coordinator for the Outstanding Coordinator Award.

Rare Lung Surgery Gives Some People a Second Chance at Life

November 17, 2017

Stephen Hazelrigg, MD, Chair of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, speaks about Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. 

General Surgery Residents Take Top Award at National Competition

October 25, 2017

The SIU Medicine General Surgery Residency Program is the 2017 American College of Surgeons' Surgical Jeopardy Competition champions. Chief Resident Susan Wetzel, MD, and second-year resident Sarah Fedeli, MD, led the team to victory on Wednesday, Oct.

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