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

Record Research Activity Drives Sponsored Funding Above $190 Million Annually

The University of Illinois College of Medicine received $190.4 million in research, instructional, and other sponsored program funding during the 2021 fiscal year, a 9.5% increase over fiscal year 2020. College of Medicine awards represented more than 42% of University of Illinois Chicago’s total sponsored funding in fiscal year 2021. Federal awards account [...]

By |2021-11-19T09:59:55-06:00November 19th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Record Research Activity Drives Sponsored Funding Above $190 Million Annually

Faculty of the Year, Rising Star Award Recipients at Chicago Campus Honored

The University of Illinois College of Medicine honored its Chicago campus faculty on Thursday during the 2021 Faculty Recognition Ceremony at Student Center West. The ceremony honored recipients of the Faculty of the Year and Rising Star awards. Nominees for the Departmental Faculty of the Year Award are selected from the mid-career and [...]

By |2021-11-16T12:23:44-06:00November 16th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Faculty of the Year, Rising Star Award Recipients at Chicago Campus Honored

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
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