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Racism's Threat to Public Health - a Message from the Dean

May 29, 2020

On April 6, 2020, my message to SIU Medicine employees focused on racial inequities in the delivery of health care, racial disparities in health care outcomes, and the overt and implicit systemic racism that lies at the root of these inequities and disparities for African Americans. On that day,

Doug Carlson named to COVID-19 IL Task Force

May 21, 2020

SIU Medicine chair of pediatrics Doug Carlson, MD, was recently named to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Task Force on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to help investigate the prevalence of this new syndrome

AWIMS earns 2020 Inspiring Affinity Group Award from "INSIGHT into Diversity" magazine

May 21, 2020

The SIU School of Medicine Alliance of Women in Medicine and Science (AWIMS) group has been named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2020 

SIU Medicine awards degrees at 2020 Commencement

May 14, 2020

May 13, 2020 – SPRINGFIELD - Seventy new physicians and a graduate student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine achieved degrees Saturday, May 16, in the sch

Elective Procedures Resume May 11

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020

Medical student Jennifer Becker wins national public health award

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 – SIU School of Medicine Class of 2020 student Jennifer Becker has been selected to receive a prestigious 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S.

SIU Center for Family Medicine Expands COVID Testing Efforts

April 28, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the State of Illinois and the Illinois Primary Health Care Association, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing for Illinoisans with COVID-19 symptoms and those at high risk.

Community Resources During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

In an effort to help our community members searching for help with housing infromation, are food insecure or woud like to donate to a micropantry, we are compiling information provided to SIU Medicine teams here.

SIU Medicine Launches Pandemic Health Worker Program for Remote Patient Monitoring

April 11, 2020

  The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) and SIU School of Medicine will establish a new Pandemic Health Worker Program to support the health and wellness needs of people at home during this pandemic.

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