James Scholar Project Accepted for Presentation

Jordan Saeed Congratulations to fourth-year medical student Jordan Saeed whose James Scholar project entitled Impact of Visible Tattoos on Patients’ Confidence in Healthcare Providers as Measured in a Medical School Population was accepted for presentation at the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Annual Convention 2021, originally scheduled to take place in New Orleans this October. Unfortunately the [...]

2021-09-09T09:58:32-05:00September 8th, 2021|General, Research, Uncategorized|

White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2025

Watch the livestream of our 2021 White Coat Ceremony for our Class of 2025 students at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 21, or check out the video after the ceremony on our YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/channel/UCZ2-jr5m_pzPN2UkUi-bYjA. Attendance at the live ceremony is limited to 4 guests invited by the student over age 12 who can [...]

2021-08-20T10:22:46-05:00August 20th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Dr. Glasser Retires After 43 Years

Dean Stagnaro-Green presented a rural-themed art piece from staff and faculty to Dr. Glasser in recognition of his retirement. Michael Glasser, PhD, retired June 30, 2021, after 43 years of service to the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Dr. Glasser was associate dean for rural health professions, the director of the [...]

2021-06-30T12:23:36-05:00June 30th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Dr. Kathleen Kelly Receives Distinguished Service Award

Kathleen Kelly, MD The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2021 Distinguished Service Award to Kathleen Kelly, MD, assistant dean for graduate medical education since 2017 and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties since 1994. The Distinguished Service Award is presented each year to [...]

2021-05-07T16:11:18-05:00May 7th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

SwedishAmerican Department of OB/Gyn Receives Distinguished Community Award

The SwedishAmerican Women and Children's Hospital opened in January 2021. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented a 2021 Distinguished Community Award to the SwedishAmerican Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology during its April 28 virtual awards ceremony. This Distinguished Community Award is presented each year to a nominee who demonstrates [...]

2021-05-05T11:45:18-05:00May 5th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 has the distinction of being the first class to start medical school in Rockford and complete all four years in Rockford. Little did these trailblazers know when they arrived in Rockford as M1s, they would be on a path that would lead them through many other firsts as medical students as [...]

2021-04-30T15:57:55-05:00April 30th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

Match Day 2021 Results

Congratulations to the College of Medicine Rockford students and alumni who matched in residency programs on March 19, Match Day 2021!Though the celebration was virtual this year, Match Day is one of the most important days of medical school as students learn where they will spend the next few years in residency programs. [...]

2021-03-19T14:59:46-05:00March 19th, 2021|General, Uncategorized|

COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Campus Community

COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Students, Staff and Faculty at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford UIC has expanded saliva-based testing to include the Rockford campus. Free testing for students, staff and faculty will be offered on Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Appointments are preferred and may be scheduled online in advance. Walk-ins are welcome and [...]

2020-12-15T09:05:12-06:00December 15th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|
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