Human Resources


Welcome to the Office of Human Resources at SIU Medicine. We serve as the key liaison between the organization and our large and diverse workforce.

As one of the premier employers of the region, SIU Medicine provides employees with an exceptional benefits package and unique career opportunities that combine medical education and health care. Our role is to facilitate the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff as well as coordinate and plan administrative functions of the entire SIU Medicine team. 

HR New Employee Orientation
In their own words

Our employees

SIU School of Medicine employees share their reasons for choosing SIU for employment. We invite you to watch and listen as these employees share an inside view of the organization and the people who make SIU family, and they define the reasons they're happy to call SIU School of Medicine their work home.

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cHop Session

Center for Human and Organizational Potential

The Center for Human and Organizational Potential, often referred to as cHOP, provides faculty, staff and learners with opportunities for personal and professional growth through coaching, book clubs, workshops, and mentoring and training programs like Lean Six Sigma and InsideOut Development. 

The center focuses on wellness, work preparedness, professional and leadership development, and faculty promotion. Its advisors help identify and mitigate barriers at an organizational level to help leaders grow and reach their full potential. 

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Nominate an SIU Employee for Harbinger of Goodwill

Have you witnessed an SIU School of Medicine employee who goes above and beyond his or her job duties? Use this form to acknowledge an exemplary act performed by an SIU School of Medicine employee who

Recent Harbinger of Goodwill Recipients

Congratulations to Kathy Semon, Carol Papps and Ron Bowman for receiving the Harbinger of Goodwill Award! Kathy Semon, Cancer Institute, “An elderly patient who until his recent surgery still worked

February 2019 Civil Service Employee of the Month

The Civil Service Employee of the Month for February 2019 is Melissa Smock, Medical Education Program Specialist, in the Office of Education and Curriculum. Her nominator said: “Melissa is cheerful