SHIELD COVID-19 Community Testing Site moves off campus

The SHIELD Illinois community testing site for COVID-19 is no longer operating at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford. The site has relocated to Providence Baptist Church, 2209 Clifton Ave., in Rockford. Most of the current community testing site employees have moved to the new site. The Clifton Ave. site opened Monday. Hours at the Clifton [...]

2022-09-26T16:31:52-05:00September 26th, 2022|General|

The National Center for Rural Health Professions to receive $6.5 million in grant funding

Funds will be used to address persistent and critical health care workforce challenges in rural and underserved communities in the state. The National Center for Rural Health Professions at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford (UICOMR) will receive a grant for nearly $6.5 million over the next five years to fund the Illinois [...]

2022-10-05T17:05:16-05:00September 22nd, 2022|General|

Dr. Joe Ross named Physician of the Year

Joe Ross, MD, associate professor of clinical family medicine, has been named the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians 2022 Physician of the Year. He was selected based on input from his colleagues, peers and patients. Dr. Ross is the first family medicine physician from Rockford to receive this honor and he’s the first from the [...]

2022-09-21T11:18:59-05:00September 21st, 2022|General|

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Today, we begin our annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s Hispanic Heritage National Theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” This theme “encourages us to ensure that all voices are represented and welcomed to help build stronger communities and a stronger nation.” When first declared on Sept. 17, 1968, the law [...]

2022-09-15T13:31:16-05:00September 15th, 2022|General|

Free continuing medical education program on human trafficking and child abuse offered

Identifying and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking in a Clinical Setting With TJ Webb, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine “I Think it Was an Accident…” Child Abuse: What You Need to Know With Ray Davis, MD, Clinical Associate Professor and Shannon Krueger, MSN, APN, CPNP SANE-P, Clinical Associate Department [...]

2022-09-07T09:34:34-05:00September 7th, 2022|General|
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