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|

Service of Gratitude 2020

You are invited to attend the virtual Service of Gratitude presented by the medical students of the University of Illinois College of Medicine’s campuses in Chicago, Peoria and Rockford, Illinois honoring the anatomical gift made by generous individuals who donated their bodies to science.     University of Illinois College of Medicine 2020 [...]

2020-11-20T09:04:12-06:00November 9th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

Dr. Jeff Smith is New Chair of Department of Medicine

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford has appointed Jeffrey R. Smith, MD, FACC, chair for the Department of Jeffrey Smith, MD Medicine and Medical Specialties. Dr. Smith is a clinical associate professor in the department and has been on the faculty since 1996. Dr. Smith has taught medical students and directed [...]

2020-09-01T17:48:53-05:00September 1st, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

$3 Million NIH Grant to Further College of Medicine Rockford Researcher’s Vaccine for Lymphatic Filariasis

Study will develop a vaccine for preventing a disabling infectious disease that affects millions around the world Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram A University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford researcher and his collaborator at PAI Life Sciences Inc. received a three-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Institutes of Health that will advance [...]

2020-07-14T16:48:25-05:00July 14th, 2020|General, Research, Uncategorized|
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