Hoffman selected for ELAM Fellowship
Family medicine physician Rebecca Hoffman, MD, has been accepted as a member of the 2023-24 class of Fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program.
Eubanks named 2023 Mentor of the Year
SIU's Class of 2026 has selected Harrisburg primary care physician Blaine Eubanks, MD, as the 2023 Mentor of the Year.
Brenham named Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Careyana Brenham has been selected as the new associate dean for graduate medical education (GME) at SIU School of Medicine.
Annual lectureship celebrates legacy of SIU surgeons
On October 19, 1983, at a dinner meeting held to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the General Surgery Residency Program, Dr. Roland Folse and Dr. Alan Birtch were honored when an official
New study shows toll of firearm injury on U.S. children
Since 2020, firearm injuries have become the No. 1 cause of death in American children, according to the CDC. SIU Medicine's Dr. Ruchika Goel and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University studied national data to learn more about the children and adolescents affected, as well as the burden on hospitals and health care providers.
Farm Family Resource Initiative efforts highlighted
Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello highlighted the availability of mental health resources through the Farm Family Resource Initiative while in Carbondale on May 30. He was joined by representatives of SIU Medicine and Josh and Emily Reinhardt, dairy farmers from Red Bud, Illinois.
Pharmacology department honors top lab researchers
On May 23, the Department of Pharmacology presented its annual awards to honor its lab researchers, past and present. Faculty, staff, students and friends attended the awards ceremony and reception in the Pearson Museum to salute those who have excelled in SIU research labs and classes during the most recent school year.
Durbin releases plan to address health care workforce shortages in rural Illinois
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin held a news conference with Illinois health care leaders Monday, May 22, to release his “Roadmap to Grow Illinois’ Rural Health Workforce.” The partnership with hospitals, community health centers, medical and nursing schools, community colleges, dentists, physicians, and nurses will organize efforts and provide new funding to address health care workforce shortages and staffing crises in rural Illinois.
Department of Surgery residents present diverse research projects
The Department of Surgery was honored to welcome Ahmed Ghazi, MD as visiting professor for the 20th Annual Resident Research Day on Thursday, April 27. Dr. Ghazi is an Assistant Professor of Urology