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SIU Pediatrics in Decatur moves to new location

SIU Pediatrics in Decatur is moving locations from 441 West Hay to 2 Memorial Drive suite 305, next to Decatur Memorial Hospital, as of May 1, 2023. The location will be temporary until their new
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SIU attends SNMA Conference

SIU Family Medicine Residency Program for Springfield went to recruit medical students at this year’s Student National Medical Associations Annual Medical Education Conference (SNMA). On April 5 - 9

SIU Center for Family Medicine stands by TriCare members through contract negotiations

We are honored that so many members of the military have chosen SIU Medicine as their provider of choice. We are also aware that many of our military families are covered by TriCare insurance
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Dangerous strep throat cases on the rise

Doctors are seeing more cases of strep throat, especially in those age 40 to 60.
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Effective March 21: Masking optional with exceptions

Effective March 21, 2023, masks will be optional at all SIU clinics with the exception of the Simmons Cancer Institute.
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New Behavioral Health Workforce Center announced

Governor JB Pritzker and state and local officials celebrated the launch of a new Behavioral Health Workforce Center that will increase Illinois’ capacity to recruit, educate, and retain behavioral health professionals. The Center will be based at SIU School of Medicine.
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Group wins international sim training contest

SIU surgeon Melanie Barnard, MD, was part of an international team of clinicians who won the $700,000 grand prize to design low-cost simulation surgical training in the Global Surgical Training Challenge.
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Warmer winter months leading to early allergy season

Dr. Adnan Khan warned patients that this warm February could lead to an early allergy season.

Black women at increased risk for Alzheimer’s

Intentional community outreach first step in addressing issue Despite having an increased prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Black women often face barriers to health care, leading to