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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

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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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Jul 20 2024
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Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Baumann Park Lake Loop
Jul 31 2024
five books

July 2024 Faculty and Staff Book Club

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S226
Aug 1 2024
science equipment with beakers, Bunsen burner, mortar and pestle and battery

Summer Science Forum

Thursday, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford
Aug 2 2024

SMaRT Scientific Forum

Friday, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford
Aug 3 2024
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Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Fuller Memorial Forest Preserve
Aug 16 2024
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White Coat Ceremony

Friday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford
Aug 21 2024

Clinical Reasoning-Making the Implicit Explicit

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Medicine Classroom - Room A254
Aug 24 2024
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Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford
Aug 28 2024
five books

August 2024 Faculty and Staff Book Club

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, S226
Sep 7 2024
walk with U silhouettes of people walking. Red, blue and light blue images

Walk with U

Saturday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Hononegah Forest Preserve