Our faculty, residents and fellows provide patient care at UI Health Mile Square Health Center – L.P. Johnson Rockford, UW Health SwedishAmerican, and the Winnebago County Jail and Juvenile Detention Center.
Outpatient Primary Care at UI Health Mile Square Health Center-L.P. Johnson Rockford
Outpatient Primary Care is provided at our UI Health Mile Square Health Center – L.P. Johnson Rockford; a Federally Qualified Health Center committed to serving our community and providing care to patients of all ages at all phases of life. Clinical services include ambulatory medicine (pediatrics, adult, geriatrics); prenatal and obstetrical care; procedural medicine; women’s health services; Medication Assisted Therapy; ultrasound; counseling and dentistry. The healthcare team includes resident and faculty physicians from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, mid-wives, behavioral health professionals, pharmacologists, dentists and community outreach workers. Our health center is a teaching facility that allows resident physicians and medical students to gain experience under the guidance of attending physicians. All residents establish continuity practices at the clinic, and care for their own patients throughout the course of their training.
Inpatient Care at UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital
UW Health SwedishAmerican serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Family Medicine Residency Program and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital is a tertiary care medical center that offers more than 350 active and courtesy staff physicians, encompassing approximately 40 different specialties and many specialty trained allied health professionals. The hospital houses the Family Medicine inpatient service, the pediatric inpatient service and a robust Emergency Department with about 70,000 visits annually. More than 3,200 babies are delivered per year at this hospital that boasts a level III NICU. UW Health SwedishAmerican’s physicians represent all major medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. The outpatient surgery center provides state-of-the art procedures and service to more than 6,000 patients annually.
Correctional Health Care Services at the Winnebago County Justice Center and Juvenile Detention Center
The Department of Family and Community Medicine provides health care services for the inmates at the Winnebago County Justice Center and Juvenile Detention Center. Since 2005, the department coordinates and provides health care services including medical care, dental care, medicine, physical therapy, and pharmaceutical services. Dr. Mitch King serves as our current medical director and is a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and a family medicine physician at the Mile Square Health Center–L P. Johnson Rockford clinic. The Correctional Health Care Services team consists of nurses, nurse practitioners, medical/nursing assistants, family medicine physicians, physical therapist, and dentist. “Our commitment to providing health care services to the men, women and youth served by Winnebago County correctional facilities remains strong,” says Joseph Garry, MD, head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. “Correctional medicine is a challenging field and this relationship allows us to not only provide quality care, but also allows our resident physicians and medical students to gain experience with underserved populations under the guidance of our faculty.”
Tricia Corrigan, FNP-BC, serves as the Director of Clinical Activities at the Winnebago County Justice Center.
Employee Health Services
The Department of Family and Community Medicine supports employee health on our campus. Healthcare screenings, employment screenings, vaccinations, and health and travel guidance are all available through Employee Health Services. The office is located on the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., and is directed by Patricia Monaghan, BSN, RN who can be contact at [email protected].