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The Game Changers

IMED profiles showcase the passion and dedication of our innovative students Story and photos by Susan Reich Innovation Medicine (IMED) students - (left to right) Emil Klosowiak, Charlotte ter Haar, and Gardner Yost - may well be the "game changers" of tomorrow. They’re driven. They’re visionary. They thrive on challenges—in the classroom, in [...]

By | 2017-09-21T11:55:39+00:00 January 27th, 2017|General, Illinois Medicine Magazine|Comments Off on The Game Changers

Making the Rounds

Statewide hospital affiliations provide enriching COM student rotations and residencies Story by Bob Kronemyer The College of Medicine has a rich and distinguished history of providing students and residents with a variety of educational experiences by aligning with hospitals around the state. Whether COM partners provide the opportunity to experience a faith-based holistic approach, practice [...]

By | 2017-07-21T09:21:59+00:00 January 27th, 2017|General, Illinois Medicine Magazine|Comments Off on Making the Rounds

Curriculum Renewal January 2017

Curriculum Renewal: January 6, 2017 Meeting in Chicago Teams from each campus of UI COM came together on Friday, January 6, 2017, as part of the curriculum renewal plan for Fall, 2017. Dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Dimitri Azar congratulated Senior Associate Dean for Educational [...]

By | 2017-09-27T15:29:48+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Curriculum Renewal, Educational Affairs|Comments Off on Curriculum Renewal January 2017

Generating Regenerative Promise

  Pharmacology Department Head Asrar Malik (left) continues to recruit key faculty like Jalees Rehman (right) to advance the regenerative medicine program in Chicago, and to build upon many achievements, including being ranked 8th in the nation in the field of pharmacology based on NIH funding.   Stem cell research has tremendous potential [...]

By | 2017-07-21T09:23:12+00:00 November 29th, 2016|General, Illinois Medicine Magazine|Comments Off on Generating Regenerative Promise

Reaching Out, From City to Small Town

Community engagement efforts target underserved areas both rural and urban By: Richard Asa When Robert Winn, MD, decided to come to the College of Medicine, his motivation was simple. Winn (pictured at right) has spent his career trying to remove barriers that isolate communities from their healthcare providers and separates colleagues who could be leveraging [...]

By | 2017-07-21T09:23:34+00:00 November 29th, 2016|General, Illinois Medicine Magazine|Comments Off on Reaching Out, From City to Small Town

October 2016 Retreat at Peoria campus and JUMP Center

Curriculum Renewal: Clinical experiences in core clerkships and electives October 2016 Retreat at Peoria campus and JUMP Center The College of Medicine’s Phase 2 and 3 Retreat on October 10-11, 2016 was hosted by our Peoria campus http://peoria.medicine.uic.edu. The focus: to discuss the second and third phases of our curriculum renewal plan, including [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:05:21+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Curriculum Renewal, Educational Affairs|Comments Off on October 2016 Retreat at Peoria campus and JUMP Center

Curriculum Renewal Retreat

February, 2016: College-wide Retreat Finalizes Plan for Curriculum Renewal Over 120 faculty, students and staff from all four present campuses attended a curriculum retreat in February 2016, where options for curricular structures and content were discussed and further elaborated by small working groups. The College Committee on Instruction and Appraisal subsequently adopted [...]

By | 2017-09-27T15:30:12+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Curriculum Renewal, Educational Affairs|Comments Off on Curriculum Renewal Retreat