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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, [...]

January 31st, 2023|Categories: General|Tags: |

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 [...]

January 25th, 2023|Categories: General|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

January 10th, 2023|Categories: 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 [...]

Non-essential operations closed Thursday, Dec. 22

Due to a winter storm warning, the UIC Health Sciences Campus- Rockford will close non-essential operations beginning at 7 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22. Employees working in essential areas such as patient care and those who support [...]

December 21st, 2022|Categories: General|

Researchers recommend policymakers include absolute risk reduction in COVID-19 vaccine distribution policy

Dr. Howard Waitzkin Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD, an adjunct professor in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties and a distinguished professor emeritus in the University [...]

Dr. Kalachandran joins Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program faculty

Sallini Kalachandran, MD   The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford welcomes Sallini Kalachandran, MD, as an assistant professor of clinical family medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. [...]

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