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Racism's Threat to Public Health - a Message from the Dean

May 29, 2020

On April 6, 2020, my message to SIU Medicine employees focused on racial inequities in the delivery of health care, racial disparities in health care outcomes, and the overt and implicit systemic racism that lies at the root of these inequities and disparities for African Americans. On that day,

Elective Procedures Resume May 11

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020

Medical student Jennifer Becker wins national public health award

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 – SIU School of Medicine Class of 2020 student Jennifer Becker has been selected to receive a prestigious 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S.

SIU Center for Family Medicine Expands COVID Testing Efforts

April 28, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the State of Illinois and the Illinois Primary Health Care Association, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing for Illinoisans with COVID-19 symptoms and those at high risk.

Community Resources During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

In an effort to help our community members searching for help with housing infromation, are food insecure or woud like to donate to a micropantry, we are compiling information provided to SIU Medicine teams here.

SIU Medicine Launches Pandemic Health Worker Program for Remote Patient Monitoring

April 11, 2020

  The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) and SIU School of Medicine will establish a new Pandemic Health Worker Program to support the health and wellness needs of people at home during this pandemic.

COVID-19 Update: Personal Protective Equipment Donations Needed for Healthcare Workers

March 23, 2020

At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St.

COVID-19 Community Update

March 14, 2020

We are committed to making sure that you are receiving timely information as our community deals with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Clinical Study Seeks Participants with Lung Disease

March 2, 2020

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a type of lung disease that results in scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs for an unknown reason. Over time, the scarring gets worse and it becomes harder to take deep breaths. The lungs become unable to take in enough oxygen.

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