Service of Gratitude 2021

The Service of Gratitude is an annual event held at the University of Illinois College of Medicine to honor, with sincere gratitude, the selfless legacy of the women and men who have donated their remains for the advancement of medical education and research. Donors are honored through speeches, poetry, and music performed [...]

By |2021-12-06T08:58:03-06:00November 29th, 2021|General|0 Comments

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

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

UIC CMRR Becomes a Consortium Member of the NIH-funded Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) Program

The Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) of University of Illinois College of Medicine and University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), together with 12 other institutions across the nation, was awarded an NIH grant to study the Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS). As a major MRI performing site of the First Multisite Clinical Center (MCC1) [...]

By |2021-02-12T08:36:09-06:00February 12th, 2021|COM News, UICOM|Comments Off on UIC CMRR Becomes a Consortium Member of the NIH-funded Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) Program

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
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