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The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford is internationally recognized as a leader in rural medical education. Our competitive academic curriculum and acclaimed research opportunities attract top students and faculty worldwide to our scenic 20-acre campus in Rockford, Illinois.

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

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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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Mar 3 2024

Six-week Interprofessional Preceptorship Program Applications Due

Sunday, 12:00 am–11:00 pm
Mar 7 2024
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Lemon Peppermint Aromatherapy Air Fresheners

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Commons
Mar 7 2024
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Facing FOMO Student Support Group

Thursday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S235
Mar 8 2024
Craig Fellowship Applications

Call for Walter Rice Craig Fellowship Program Applications Due Date

Friday, 12:00 am–5:00 pm
Mar 8 2024

Manuscript Writing Accountability Group

Friday, 10:30 am–12:00 pm