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UIC Health Sciences Campus to Host Open House

The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., will host an open house for high school and college students and their family members on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through tours, information sessions and program booths, participants will gain information about the University of Illinois at Chicago educational programs offered [...]

2019-10-16T09:38:29-06:00October 16th, 2019|General|

Medical Students Receive 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association Student of Excellence Awards

Nicole Blumenstein, Dr. Hana Hinkle and William Tian attended the 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association's annual conference. Blumenstein and Tian received Student of Excellence Awards. University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford medical students Nicole Blumenstein and William Tian were recently presented the 2019 Illinois Rural Health Association's Student of Excellence Awards at [...]

2019-10-09T07:50:20-06:00October 9th, 2019|General|

Chief Residents Selected

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program announces the selection of Philip Carlson-Dexter, MD, and Kaavya Chivukula, MD, as co-chief residents. Dr. Carlson-Dexter Dr. Carlson-Dexter and Dr. Chivukula are both resident physicians in their third and final year of the residency program and they see patients at the [...]

2019-09-30T17:31:29-06:00September 13th, 2019|General|

College of Medicine Rockford Welcomes Physician to Fellowship Program

Brittany Blomberg, DO, is the newest fellow in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Brittany Blomberg Dr. Blomberg recently completed her residency in family medicine through the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's Monroe Clinic Rural Family Medicine Residency Program, which is affiliated [...]

2019-09-12T13:52:53-06:00September 10th, 2019|General|

Medical Students Inducted Into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Nine fourth-year University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford students were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on August 9, 2019. The 2019 inductees of the Gold Humanism Honor Society read the pledge led by Dr. Errol Baptist. The GHHS recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient [...]

2019-08-28T10:34:20-06:00August 28th, 2019|General|

New Nanomedicine Laboratory Announced

University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Announces New Nanomedicine Laboratory Gift from The Blazer Foundation of Rockford makes lab possible College of Medicine Rockford Dean Dr. Alex Stagnaro-Green welcomed Mark Blazer, a trustee of the Blazer Foundation of Rockford, who spoke about the foundation's $500,000 investment in what will be the Blazer Foundation [...]

2019-09-12T14:22:09-06:00August 23rd, 2019|General|

Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team to Benefit from Riverboat-Themed Fundraiser

The University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford will host Riverboat Royale at the Rockford Country Club, 2500 Oxford St., on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 7 to 11 p.m. This event featuring table games, food stations and a silent auction will benefit the Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team (MERIT). A child-centered, community-based program, MERIT is [...]

2019-08-08T15:21:22-06:00August 8th, 2019|General|

Rockford Campus Is Returning Champ

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) announced the 2019 Business is Blooming program winners who further the efforts of Forest City Beautiful and aim to enhance the Rockford region by beautifying their storefronts and entrances to their businesses. The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford won the award last year for a "big business" and [...]

2019-08-06T15:16:51-06:00August 5th, 2019|General|

Maureen Richards Named Asst. Dean for Medical Education and Evaluation

Maureen Richards, PhD Maureen H. Richards, PhD, is the new assistant dean for medical education and evaluation at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. In this role, Richards will oversee curriculum development, instruction and faculty development for the Doctor of Medicine Program. Richards was previously an assistant professor in the Department [...]

2019-07-19T13:06:10-06:00July 19th, 2019|General|

Emeritus Status Awarded to College of Medicine Faculty Members

Three University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty members recently received emeritus status from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Emeritus status is granted to those professors who have shown extraordinary service to the university for a number of years and recognizes that they will continue to be valued members of the college [...]

2019-07-18T17:27:23-06:00July 18th, 2019|General|