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College of Medicine Celebrates First-Year Students with White Coat Ceremonies

The University of Illinois College of Medicine celebrated 325 first-year medical students during White Coat ceremonies across the campuses at Chicago, Peoria and Rockford. The Chicago campus, with 209 first-year students, held its White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at the Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum. In order to adhere to [...]

By |2021-12-03T20:13:23-06:00August 13th, 2021|COM News|Comments Off on College of Medicine Celebrates First-Year Students with White Coat Ceremonies

‘Top-Off’ at Outpatient Surgery Center marks construction milestone

June 16, 2021 UI Health marked an important milestone in the construction of the new Outpatient Surgery Center and Specialty Clinics building in May — the final beam was placed atop the building frame. The “top-off” represents a midway point of the project. Present at the construction site of [...]

By |2021-06-22T15:12:57-05:00June 22nd, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on ‘Top-Off’ at Outpatient Surgery Center marks construction milestone

UI COM Virtually Celebrates Graduating Students with 139th Commencement

The University of Illinois College of Medicine celebrated its 139th commencement on Friday, May 7, honoring 380 graduating students from its various degree programs. For the second straight year, the event was livestreamed and celebrated virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The livestream recording is available on the College’s [...]

By |2021-07-02T09:41:13-05:00May 7th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on UI COM Virtually Celebrates Graduating Students with 139th Commencement

College of Medicine to Celebrate Virtual Commencement on May 7

The University of Illinois College of Medicine 139th commencement will celebrate the College’s students with a virtual livestream. When: Friday, May 7, 2021 Pre-ceremony Slideshow: 1:30 p.m. Ceremony Opening: 2 p.m. Link to Watch: https://go.uic.edu/UICOMGrad2021 Program: https://go.uic.edu/Commencement_Program_2021 We are once again unable to celebrate in person because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, this is [...]

By |2021-05-07T08:21:05-05:00May 4th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on College of Medicine to Celebrate Virtual Commencement on May 7

A ‘Match’-making moment for medical students

Today, 277 medical students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine learned where they will complete their training and begin their career as doctors. The totals included 170 students from Chicago, 50 students from Peoria, 45 students from Rockford, and 12 students from Urbana. The College of Medicine and its medical [...]

By |2021-04-02T11:29:54-05:00March 19th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on A ‘Match’-making moment for medical students

University of Illinois College of Medicine to offer in-state tuition for Native American students

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will offer in-state tuition this fall to students who are members of any of the 573 tribal nations recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.   The move follows a decision by the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019 to offer the tuition program to undergraduate [...]

By |2020-12-03T09:18:21-06:00December 3rd, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on University of Illinois College of Medicine to offer in-state tuition for Native American students

College of Medicine opens $8.8 million Surgical Innovation & Training Laboratory

September 16, 2020 Attendees at the Surgical Innovation & Training Laboratory applaud the ribbon cutting. Chancellor Michael Amiridis, seated, cut the ribbon with robotic scissors. (Photo: Diane M. Smutny, DMS Photography) Operating robotic scissors, University of Illinois Chicago Chancellor Michael Amiridis snipped a ribbon to officially open the University of Illinois College of Medicine Surgical Innovation & Training [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:57:47-05:00September 24th, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on College of Medicine opens $8.8 million Surgical Innovation & Training Laboratory

Ground broken for new outpatient surgery center

August 13, 2020 From left, Michael O’Keefe of Ankura, UIC Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Dr. Robert Barish, Sallie and Bruno Pasquinelli, Trustee Ramon Cepeda, Trustee Dr. Stuart King, Illinois Senate President Donald Harmon, UIC Chancellor Michael Amiridis, University of Illinois System President Timothy Killeen, College of Medicine Executive Dean Dr. Mark Rosenblatt, UIC [...]

By |2020-08-14T12:51:35-05:00August 14th, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Ground broken for new outpatient surgery center

COVID-19 vaccine to be tested in UIC clinical trial

June 15, 2020 The University of Illinois at Chicago will soon test a vaccine for COVID-19. Expected to launch July 9, the trial — a phase 3 clinical study — will test the efficacy of a vaccine developed by biotech company Moderna. “We want to see if the vaccine will prevent people from getting [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:47:28-05:00June 15th, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on COVID-19 vaccine to be tested in UIC clinical trial

UIC opens three new health care simulation centers

September 13, 2019 View the fact sheet This fall, the University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates the opening of three health care simulation centers. The facilities, which are run individually by the university’s College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy, use specially trained actors, advanced and computerized manikins of all ages, [...]

By |2019-09-19T11:02:51-05:00September 19th, 2019|COM News, COM Research, UICOM|Comments Off on UIC opens three new health care simulation centers
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