Medical Education


Welcome to the Department of Medical Education at SIU Medicine. We serve and support academic and research faculty as they seek to promote a future generation of health care leaders and providers.  

We’re happy to work with any faculty member interested in educational development or scientific research, as well as anyone aiming to improve the impact of their curriculum and teaching style. We offer and assist with strategies such as problem-based learning, distance learning, educational technology, performance-based assessments and professional competencies. 

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Latest articles

White Coat Ceremony 2023

New students begin medical training at Southern Illinois University

A White Coat Ceremony at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale celebrated the new students in the Class of 2027 who have begun pursuing medical degrees to care for the people of central and southern Illinois and beyond.
Global Brigades students + Dr. Lopp

Students empowered from mission experience

As a child of immigrants from Jamaica, medical student Ashley-Ann Walker has always had an interest in global health. Read how she started SIU School of Medicine's Global Brigades chapter and spearheaded a mission trip to Panama in summer 2023.
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Learning Leadership: RISE conference reflections

Not all of us are born to be leaders, right? After all, if everyone led, who would be the followers? To be honest, I had fully embraced the role of being a behind-the-scenes individual, happy to bring