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The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford has a competitive academic curriculum, community-based clinical training and acclaimed research opportunities that attract top students, residents and faculty worldwide to our scenic 20-acre campus in Rockford, Illinois. UICOMR is internationally recognized as a leader in rural medical education and biomedical sciences research.

The College of Medicine Rockford has access to vast resources in health care and medicine. We offer quality medical education, impact the future of medicine through advanced research and provide exceptional health care to our local community. Education, innovation and service – it’s our foundation, and it’s what we deliver.

  • 224 Rockford medical students

  • 572 Community faculty members teaching Rockford medical students

  • 104 Students in the Rural Medicine Education Program - the largest such program in the nation

Degrees & programs Heading link

Clinical medical student

Master of Science in Medical Biotechnology

The Master of Science in Medical Biotechnology Program concentrates on biological processes, technologies and skill sets used in the research and development of pharmaceutical products, vaccines and devices for the medical industry.

Continuing Medical Education

Courses and events are offered by the College of Medicine for students and professionals. Most offerings are online.

High School and College Programs

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford offers programs for high school and undergraduate college students interested in learning more about career opportunities in health professions and research.

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May 29 2024
five books

May 2024 Faculty and Staff Book Club

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S226
May 29 2024

Robust pathways to physician scientist careers require identification and recruitment of aspiring researchers and long-term investment in their cultivation

Wednesday, 1:15 pm–2:15 pm
Zoom session
Jun 1 2024
Peanut butter on a spoon for the PB Rally to benefti the kids of the Rock River Valley pantry

Peanut Butter Rally: Donate by June 1

Saturday, 8:00 am–10:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Commons and East Lobby
Jun 1 2024
walk with U silhouettes of people walking. Red, blue and light blue images

Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve
Jun 8 2024

Midtown Health Fair

Saturday, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Patriots’ Gateway Center
Jun 11 2024
Summer Sizzle make me what to Grill! at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford

Summer Sizzle 2024

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, front lawn
Jun 18 2024

Navigating Basic Statistics: Cutting Through the Data Jungle

Tuesday, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S300 or via Zoom
Jun 18 2024

Biostatistics Workshop

Tuesday, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
S-300
Jun 22 2024
walk with U silhouettes of people walking. Red, blue and light blue images

Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Midway Village Museum Loop
Jun 26 2024
five books

June 2024 Faculty and Staff Book Club

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S226