Areas of Impact

Areas of Impact


From preparing the next generation of physicians for practice to providing critical medical services, philanthropy allows us to fortify our mission and continually improve our educational programming, our community involvement and our partnerships. A gift in support of the transformational changes happening today helps position the College of Medicine at Rockford as a leader in the training and development of the next generation of healthcare providers who will positively impact our community - both economically and through the delivery of high-quality patient care to our community members.

The following are giving opportunities where your gift can have significant impact:


Education & Leadership

  • M1 Expansion Project (curriculum transformation and expansion to a four-year campus)
  • Campus Revitalization (capital)

Innovation & Discovery

  • Faculty & Student Research
  • Rural Medical Education Program (RMED)

Inclusive & Engaged Scholarship

  • Student Scholarship Support
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Simulation

Inspired & Impassioned Patent Care

  • Family Medicine Residency Program Support
  • L.P. Johnson Family Health Center
  • The Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team (MERIT)


To learn more about how you can positively impact the future of medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford by supporting these areas of need, call Laura Wilhelmi, director of development, at (815) 395.5921 or Give Now!.