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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.

Events Heading link

Apr 22 2024

SARS COV 2 Vaccines: Current State of the Art

Monday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
CMET 268
Apr 23 2024

Insights Into the Pathogen of Primary FSGS

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Moss Auditorium COMRB 1020
Apr 24 2024
five books

April 2024 Faculty and Staff Book Club

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S226
Apr 24 2024
smiling woman doing yoga

Take Time Wednesdays: Outdoor Yoga

Wednesday, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Front lawn facing Parkview Ave (alternative location in Commons)
Apr 25 2024

Transfer Validity Testing of a Virtual Reality Umbilical Venous Catheter Simulation

Thursday, 8:00 am–9:00 am
Branch Lecture Hall - OSF North Bldg. 3rd Floor
Apr 26 2024

Convocation 2024

Friday, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Apr 29 2024
man in teal shirt getting chair massage

Chair Massage: Monday, April 29

Monday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Student Health and Wellness Relaxation Room
Apr 29 2024
man in teal shirt getting chair massage

Chair Massage: Monday, April 29

Monday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Student Health and Wellness Relaxation Room
Apr 30 2024
man in teal shirt getting chair massage

Chair Massage: Tuesday, April 30

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Student Health and Wellness Relaxation Room
Apr 30 2024
man in teal shirt getting chair massage

Chair Massage: Tuesday, April 30

Tuesday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, Student Health and Wellness Relaxation Room