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Ask us anything residency information sessions

The SIU Alton Family Medicine Residency Program is happy to offer some upcoming residency program informational sessions via Webex. Please join Program Director, Dr. M. Rebecca Hoffman, and Program

Dr. M. Rebecca Hoffman selected for ADFM LEADS Fellowship!

M. Rebecca Hoffman, MD, MSPH, Program Director for the SIU Alton Family Medicine Residency Program, was selected as a LEADS Fellow for the 2020-21 year! The LEADS fellowship (Leadership Education for

Healthcare organizations remind visitors: Masks required at hospitals, clinics

SPRINGFIELD – Local healthcare organizations on Friday emphasized that anyone visiting a hospital or clinic must wear a mask at all times, saying that the public’s compliance is critical to reduce the

SIU Medicine Announces New COVID-19 Testing Times

August 5, 2020 – SIU Medicine, in coordination with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) and the Office of the Mayor, recently relaunched a testing site at SCDPH to meet the

Mellinger named chair of American Board of Surgery

The American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists, has named John D. Mellinger, MD, as chair for 2020-21. Mellinger is the J. Roland Folse

SIU Medicine to Relaunch COVID-19 Testing Site

SIU Medicine, in coordination with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) and the Office of the Mayor, is relaunching a testing site at SCDPH to meet the immediate need for expanded

SIU Medicine opens new thyroid clinic - July

SIU Medicine is now offering multidisciplinary care for thyroid or parathyroid conditions through the SIU Thyroid Clinic. Specialists at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery’s Division

SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville prepares for school with physicals and vaccines event

TAYLORVILLE, IL – Do you have a child who needs a school physical? SIU Center for Family Medicine-Taylorville is hosting a school physical event 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, August 1, at 303 East Bidwell

Medical students training with local physicians (July 2020)

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine throughout July. The students are participating in the