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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

192 UI COM students graduate early

April 10, 2020 Aerial view of College of Medicine buildings (Photo: Brad Cavanaugh) Today, 192 medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest and most diverse medical schools in the country, will graduate early. Among the early grads, about one-third have been matched to residency programs [...]

By |2020-04-10T14:53:35-05:00April 10th, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on 192 UI COM students graduate early

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

January 16, 2020 Aerial view of College of Medicine buildings (Photo: Brad Cavanaugh) The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Tuition rates at the College [...]

By |2020-01-17T07:59:54-06:00January 16th, 2020|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center

November 14, 2019 Rendering of the proposed outpatient surgery center, to be located at Taylor and Wood streets. With a $10 million donation to the University of Illinois at Chicago, Bruno and Sallie Pasquinelli created the UIC Pasquinelli Outpatient Surgery Fund. The funds will be used to equip a new center for outpatient [...]

By |2019-11-15T10:18:25-06:00November 14th, 2019|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Chicagoan gives $10M to UIC for outpatient surgery center

Four UIC leaders named ‘Notable Women in Health Care’

November 12, 2019 Terri Weaver, dean and professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Nursing; Dr. Joan Briller, professor of clinical medicine (cardiology and obstetrics and gynecology) at the UIC College of Medicine; Dr. Audrey Stillerman, associate director of medical affairs for the UIC Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health [...]

By |2019-11-15T10:25:04-06:00November 12th, 2019|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Four UIC leaders named ‘Notable Women in Health Care’

2019 UIC Distinguished Professors

October 16, 2019 The UIC Distinguished Professorship recognizes scholarship, creativity and leadership. Faculty members are nominated by their peers and are selected by a committee that includes others who have received the honor. This year’s distinguished professors are: Guido Pauli, professor of pharmacognosy in the College of Pharmacy Pauli’s research [...]

By |2019-10-23T07:49:34-05:00October 16th, 2019|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on 2019 UIC Distinguished Professors

Excellence in Teaching: Richard Stringham

October 11, 2019 Each year, UIC honors some of its most dedicated and outstanding teachers with the Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winners, who receive a $5,000 salary increase, are selected by past recipients of the award from nominations made by departments and colleges. Years at UIC: 11 What does it mean [...]

By |2019-10-22T12:39:24-05:00October 11th, 2019|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on Excellence in Teaching: Richard Stringham

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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