New director to guide medical students on their road to residency

Jason Goode, EdD The Office of Student Affairs welcomes Jason Goode, EdD, as director of student affairs-career services. In this role, he will continue and expand the programs developed by Stephanie Calato, MS, who was promoted to Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, that help medical students prepare for and select a career path [...]

2023-01-31T16:19:26-06:00January 31st, 2023|General|

Keeping and training Rockford medical students in Family Medicine for practice in Rockford area goal of new grant-funded program

Garcia (pictured left) and Wojciehowski (pictured right), who are both in the Rural Medical Education Program, are the first two students accepted into the Integrated Family Medicine Residency Program. Reilly Wojciehowski and Holly Garcia, fourth-year University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford medical students, will have a more direct path to becoming family [...]

2023-01-27T14:38:28-06:00January 25th, 2023|General|

Proof of Concept Award helps move lymphatic filariasis vaccine closer to widespread use

  Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram, DVM, PhD The UIC Office of Technology Management and Office of the Vice Chancellor of Innovation granted a $50,000 Proof of Concept Award to further develop the LFGuardTM vaccine for lymphatic filariasis developed by Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram, DVM, PhD, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Dr. Ramaswamy will [...]

2023-01-12T16:08:55-06:00January 12th, 2023|General|

LEAD Medicine Program aims to interest kids in health careers

Medical student Christoph Grice teaches kids at the STEAM Academy at Haskell about medical careers. Many kids have visions of becoming an astronaut or firefighter, but several University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford medical students also want them to know about opportunities in the medical field. The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois [...]

2023-03-06T13:23:02-06:00January 10th, 2023|General|

Volunteers provide Golden Connections to older adults

Many pharmacy and medical students on campus volunteer to connect with Rockford-area seniors to help them stay healthy.   For nearly three years, students, faculty and staff from both undergraduate and professional programs at University of Illinois Chicago have made almost 3,500 phone calls to older adults in the community through Golden Connections, [...]

2023-01-04T16:27:01-06:00January 4th, 2023|General|
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