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Mistreatment as Misdiagnosis: A Thesis

by Tim Lacy After having some time to settle into my position—to read more broadly on the particular issues of mistreatment in medical education, and to visit with the UI-COM campuses—I have arrived at a tentative thesis about potential sources of mistreatment, broadly, in medical education:Continue Reading Mistreatment as Misdiagnosis: A Thesis

By |2019-03-12T12:13:06-05:00March 19th, 2019|DMSLE Notes|Comments Off on Mistreatment as Misdiagnosis: A Thesis

Abusive Supervision at Work: Research and Conclusions

by Tim Lacy This February 26 New York Times story (behind a paywall), by Benedict Carey, addresses the topics of humiliation, bullying, and harshness from certain kinds of supervisors. Citing past and present public figures, the article undermines the thinking, or assumption, that harsh bosses get results. They don’t, in any arena. Citing a synthesis [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:47:15-05:00February 28th, 2019|DMSLE Notes|Comments Off on Abusive Supervision at Work: Research and Conclusions

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 |2018-09-05T09:02:45-05:00January 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 |2017-07-21T09:21:59-05:00January 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 |2017-09-27T15:29:48-05:00January 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 |2017-07-21T09:23:12-05:00November 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 |2017-07-21T09:23:34-05:00November 29th, 2016|General, Illinois Medicine Magazine|Comments Off on Reaching Out, From City to Small Town