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Managing Chronic Conditions Topic of UI Health Program

The UI Health L.P. Johnson Family Health Center will offer a free community seminar for the public on Wednesday, December 5, at 5 p.m. “Managing Your Chronic Condition” will be presented by Inis J. Bardella, MD, in the lower-level conference room at 1221 E. State St.   Dr. Bardella is an attending physician at the [...]

2018-11-29T07:53:20+00:00November 29th, 2018|General|

Faculty Physician Dr. Howard Waitzkin to Host Book Talk Nov. 26

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford will host Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD, who will talk about his new book “Health Care Under the Knife: Moving Beyond Capitalism for Our Health” on Monday, Nov. 26, at noon. The program will be held in room A115 on the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford at 1601 Parkview [...]

2018-11-15T13:01:41+00:00November 15th, 2018|General|

Film and Exhibit Feature WWI Women Physicians

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association and the Crawford Library of the Health Sciences-Rockford will host a free exhibit and film screening. “At Home and Over There: American Women Physicians in World War I,” a short, documentary film will be shown on Wednesday, November 14, at [...]

2018-11-07T17:13:32+00:00November 6th, 2018|General|

Dr. Gary Anderson Retires from College of Medicine Rockford

Dr. Gary Anderson Retires from College of Medicine Rockford The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford announces the retirement of Gary L. Anderson, MD, after 35 years of service. Anderson is an associate professor of clinical pathology and chair of the Department of Pathology. Gary Anderson, MD A 1979 graduate of the [...]

2018-10-12T10:01:59+00:00October 12th, 2018|General|

Chief Residents Named

Dr. Ziegler and Dr. Dhillon Named Chief Residents in Family Medicine Residency Program The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program announces the selection of Pawandeep Dhillon, MD, and Jason Ziegler, MD, as co-chief residents for the Rockford program. Both Dr. Dhillon and Dr. Ziegler are resident physicians in their third [...]

2018-11-07T17:14:18+00:00September 5th, 2018|General, Uncategorized|

Rural Medical Education 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 Friday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 11 p.m. This event featuring table games, food stations, music and a silent auction will benefit the Rural Medical Education Program Fund. The college’s National Center for Rural [...]

2018-08-29T17:16:27+00:00August 29th, 2018|General|

Dr. Fox Named New Psychiatry Chair

Geraldine “Geri” Fox, MD, MHPE, FAACAP, is the new chair and a clinical professor Dr. Geri Fox in the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Department of Psychiatry effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Fox will also maintain a presence on the Chicago campus where she will continue to serve as associate dean [...]

2018-08-16T12:56:41+00:00August 16th, 2018|General|

Physicians Receive Residency Teaching Awards

Several physicians received 2018 teaching awards from the Family Medicine Residency Program of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. Resident physician Medha Chunduru, MD, presented the 2018 Outstanding Community Preceptor Award to Sameer Ansar, MD, at the June 30 residency graduation ceremony at Forest Hills Country Club. Sameer Ansar, MD, an [...]

2018-07-18T11:02:18+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Residency Programs Graduate New Family Physicians

Ten new family physicians recently graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s three residency programs. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Family Medicine Residency Program graduated seven physicians from the Rockford program. This is the 46th class of family physicians to graduate from the program. The Rockford residency class of 2018 [...]

2018-07-17T13:20:43+00:00July 17th, 2018|General|

Grant Allows Implementation of Wellness Initiatives in Freeport, IL

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford is part of a collaborative project to address obesity and chronic disease that will now include a new faith-based wellness program thanks to a $114,000 grant from the United Way of Northwest Illinois. Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More Program is the newest program of Win [...]

2018-07-10T15:19:41+00:00July 10th, 2018|General|