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Faculty named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Lijun Rong Jan Kitajewski (Photo: Ian Battaglia) Giamila Fantuzzi (Photo: Ian Battaglia) January 31, 2023 Three scientists from the University of Illinois Chicago have been elected 2022 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, one of the top honors within the scientific community. Giamila Fantuzzi, [...]

By |2023-02-07T12:47:10-06:00February 7th, 2023|COM News, UICOM|0 Comments

UI COM’s HCOE Receives Sprague Memorial Institute Grant to Support Programming

The University of Illinois College of Medicine’s Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) has been chosen to receive a $120,000 grant from the Otho S. A. Sprague Memorial Institute. The Sprague Grant will allow us to fund and expand two of our programs: the Program Advancing Research for Equity (PARE) and the Latino Health Sciences [...]

By |2023-01-26T13:01:16-06:00January 26th, 2023|COM News, UICOM|0 Comments

College of Medicine Sponsored Funding Achieves Record of $205 Million Annually with Increases in Interdisciplinary Research

December 2, 2022 The University of Illinois College of Medicine received $205.0 million in research, instructional, and other sponsored program funding during the 2022 fiscal year, a 7.7% increase over fiscal year 2021. College of Medicine awards represented more than 44% of University of Illinois Chicago’s total sponsored funding in fiscal year 2022. Federal [...]

By |2022-12-06T08:04:45-06:00December 6th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|0 Comments

Specialty Care Building at UI Health opening up access to care, jobs

September 19, 2022 The exterior of the Specialty Care Building. (Photo: Joshua Clark/UIC) The newest clinical building on the University of Illinois Chicago’s health sciences campus will open to patients Sept. 26. Leadership from UIC and its health system, UI Health and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, marked the occasion with a [...]

By |2022-09-20T16:23:07-05:00September 20th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Specialty Care Building at UI Health opening up access to care, jobs

College of Medicine Celebrates Incoming M1 Students at White Coat Ceremonies

More than 300 first-year University of Illinois College of Medicine medical students were celebrated Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, during White Coat ceremonies across three campuses. The Chicago campus, with 175 first-year students, held its White Coat Ceremony at the Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum. “Today we’re here to share in one [...]

By |2022-08-12T17:33:08-05:00August 12th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on College of Medicine Celebrates Incoming M1 Students at White Coat Ceremonies

UI COM Celebrates Graduating Students with 140th Commencement

The University of Illinois College of Medicine celebrated its 140th commencement on Friday, May 6, at Credit Union 1 Arena, with an in-person celebration taking place for the first time since 2019. The last two ceremonies took place virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony honored 375 graduating [...]

By |2022-05-09T17:33:37-05:00May 6th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on UI COM Celebrates Graduating Students with 140th Commencement

College of Medicine East Tower to Receive Façade Renovation

The façade of University of Illinois College of Medicine East Tower will get a much-needed update thanks to a $434 million investment in deferred maintenance projects for higher education institutions across the state. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker joined College of Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago, and local leaders at an event Friday at Student [...]

By |2022-04-30T02:24:36-05:00April 30th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on College of Medicine East Tower to Receive Façade Renovation

A Match Day to remember as in-person celebrations return

During the first in-person Match Day ceremony since 2019 on Friday, March 18, 320 medical students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine learned where they will complete their training and begin their careers. The totals included 188 students from Chicago, 65 students from Peoria, 55 students from [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:28:57-05:00March 18th, 2022|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on A Match Day to remember as in-person celebrations return

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
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