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Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team 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 Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 7 to 11 p.m. This event featuring table games, food stations and a silent auction will benefit the Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team (MERIT). A child-centered, community-based program, MERIT is [...]

2019-08-08T15:21:22-05:00August 8th, 2019|General|

Rockford Campus Is Returning Champ

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) announced the 2019 Business is Blooming program winners who further the efforts of Forest City Beautiful and aim to enhance the Rockford region by beautifying their storefronts and entrances to their businesses. The UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford won the award last year for a "big business" and [...]

2019-08-06T15:16:51-05:00August 5th, 2019|General|

KSB Receives Distinguished Community Award

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2019 Distinguished Community Award to KSB Hospital. The Distinguished Community Award goes to a nominee that enhances the stature or growth of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford with contributions of a special nature. KSB Hospital in Dixon, Ill., 45 miles southwest of Rockford, [...]

2019-07-25T18:50:09-05:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Maureen Richards Named Asst. Dean for Medical Education and Evaluation

Maureen Richards, PhD Maureen H. Richards, PhD, is the new assistant dean for medical education and evaluation at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. In this role, Richards will oversee curriculum development, instruction and faculty development for the Doctor of Medicine Program. Richards was previously an assistant professor in the Department [...]

2019-07-19T13:06:10-05:00July 19th, 2019|General|

Emeritus Status Awarded to College of Medicine Faculty Members

Three University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty members recently received emeritus status from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Emeritus status is granted to those professors who have shown extraordinary service to the university for a number of years and recognizes that they will continue to be valued members of the college [...]

2019-07-18T17:27:23-05:00July 18th, 2019|General|

Dr. Connie Vitali Receives Awards

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2019 Distinguished Service Award to Connie Vitali, MD, and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award in May. This Distinguished Service Award is presented each year to a nominee who demonstrates outstanding organization and leadership qualities in committee service, administration, health care and medical education [...]

2019-06-03T19:09:00-05:00June 3rd, 2019|General|

Dr. Linda Chang Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Linda Chang accepted the 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford from Dean Alex Stagnaro-Green at the May 4 Convocation Ceremony.The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford presented its 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award to Linda Chang, PharmD, MPH, during its May convocation ceremony. The University [...]

2019-05-28T11:10:29-05:00May 28th, 2019|General|

Dean Stagnaro-Green Receives COM Leadership Award

The executive dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Mark Rosenblatt, MD, presented the 2019 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Healthcare Leadership to UICOMR regional dean Alex Stagnaro-Green, MD, MPHE, MHA, at the May 10 graduation ceremony in Chicago. Rockford regional dean Dr. Alex Stagnaro-Green receives the 2019 Dean's Award for Excellence [...]

2019-05-23T09:19:38-05:00May 23rd, 2019|General|

Dr. Glasser Receives Faculty of the Year Award

A University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty member, Michael Glasser, PhD, was selected from faculty at all four medicine campuses to receive the 2019 University of Illinois College of Medicine Faculty of the Year Award at the graduation ceremony in Chicago. Mark Rosenblatt, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine presents [...]

2019-05-20T14:15:40-05:00May 20th, 2019|General|

Faculty Receive Golden Apple Teaching Awards

Graduating medical students Hilary Hayssen and Stephanie Grach present a 2019 Golden Apple Teaching Award to Dr. Gary Anderson. Graduating medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., recently recognized four faculty members with Golden Apple Faculty Teaching Awards. Gary L. Anderson, MD, received the Golden Apple [...]

2019-05-17T17:39:44-05:00May 17th, 2019|General|