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Free COVID testing in Springfield

SIU Medicine is offering free COVID-19 testing to the public through a partnership with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health and SHIELD Illinois.
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Acharya named Neurology chair and co-director of SIU Neuroscience Institute

Dr. Jayant Acharya has been named the chair of the Department of Neurology and co-executive director of the Neuroscience Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
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Online training available to better understand, treat farmers' health issues

A new mental health training resource is available to assist rural health care providers.
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Hillsboro hospital, SIU Population Science win national rural health award

A collaboration between SIU’s Department of Population Science and Policy and Hillsboro Area Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to improve the health and well-being of residents in rural environments.
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Dr. Jo Buyske talks about changes to American Board of Surgery certification

American Board of Surgery President Dr. Jo Buyske shared news of a change to competency evaluations for general surgery residents at the 2022 Folse-Birtch-Sumner Lectureship.
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Workforce equity center and telehealth support coming to SIU

Sen. Dick Durbin announced federal funding for the creation of a workforce development center and telehealth training and equipment upgrades at SIU School of Medicine.
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SIU School of Medicine grants degrees to Class of 2022

New physicians and research scientists at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received their diplomas Saturday, May 21, at the school’s 48th annual commencement. The ceremony was held at
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'On Par for Pediatrics' charity event invites golfers to help area kids

Children throughout Springfield and surrounding communities are receiving extended medical care, and their families often need extra help paying for lodging, food or transportation. SIU Medicine is
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Show some love to the skin you’re in

Healthy skin is something that everyone wants, but it requires regular maintenance to achieve. SIU Medicine staff would like to offer some simple but effective advice to keep the body's largest organ healthy and radiant.