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 Tim Lacy What is a microaggression? From where did the term arise? How does it work in medical education?Continue Reading Microaggressions and Medical Education
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Welcome Dr. Judith Behnsen, PhD to the department as a new Assistant Professor!
Congratulations to Kamil Czarnowski! He received the 2016 UIC Award for Merit.