Tori Allen receives UIC Janice Watkins Award for Distinguished Civil Service

Tori Allen Tori Allen, a medical education program specialist in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Office of Medical Education and Evaluation, received the Janice Watkins Award for Distinguished Civil Service from the University of Illinois Chicago on November 15. The Janice Watkins Award for Distinguished Civil Service is an accolade [...]

2022-12-07T17:12:36-06:00November 23rd, 2022|General|

Awards Presented at National Rural Health Day Celebration

Diane Potts, UICOMR assistant director of curriculum outreach and development, gives Kristen Green, MD, the 2022 Rural Health Hero Award. The National Center for Rural Health Professions at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented Rural Health Hero Awards at its annual National Rural Health Day on November 17. Crawford Memorial [...]

2022-11-18T17:23:04-06:00November 17th, 2022|General|

UICOMR researchers report perceptions first-year residents have about virtual interviews

 Dr. Annette Hays Virtual interviews do a fair job at conveying what a residency program is like, but there’s room for improvement, according to first-year medical residents who interviewed virtually in programs around the U.S. surveyed by University of Illinois College of Medicine. The results of the study appear in the journal Family Medicine. [...]

2022-11-10T16:36:28-06:00November 10th, 2022|General|

UICOMR researchers study barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in rural northern and central Illinois

Dr. Manorama Khare A mistrust of science and a lack of confidence in vaccine safety are barriers to getting the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study conducted by University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford researchers among residents in rural Northern and Central Illinois. Results of this research appear in the latest issue [...]

2022-11-10T16:33:23-06:00November 10th, 2022|General, Research|

Deans Richards and Schuster earn Rockford Chamber of Commerce Awards

 Carol Schuster, MS, RHIA, CHPS and Maureen Richards, PhD Two UICOMR assistant deans took home awards from the Rockford Chamber of Commerce at its Pow(h)er Conference on November 3. Maureen Richards, PhD, assistant dean for medical education and evaluation, received the 2022 Excellence in Leadership Award. Dr. Richards has contributed greatly to the [...]

2022-11-07T16:45:50-06:00November 7th, 2022|General|

Service of Gratitude is November 18, 2022

The Service of Gratitude is an annual event held at the University of Illinois College of Medicine to honor, with sincere gratitude, the selfless legacy of the women and men who have donated their remains for the advancement of medical education and research. Donors are honored through speeches, poetry, and music performed by medical students [...]

2022-12-21T14:05:57-06:00November 4th, 2022|General, Uncategorized|
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