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Coronavirus Updates

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria continues to follow the evolving situation with the Coronavirus pandemic and to work closely with the University of Illinois College of Medicine (Chicago), local clinical partners and affiliates, as well as our local officials and health departments. We have made transitions in our curriculum and work [...]

2020-11-30T11:47:12-06:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Autism Services Highlighted by WHOI News

This story highlights UICOMP’s Child Development and Rehabilitation Clinic and its services to diagnose and provide on-going management of autism and other behavioral and neurodevelopmental conditions, including how care during the pandemic has been affected. For the full story, visit https://hoiabc.com/2020/11/15/autism-diagnosis-uicomp-doctors-discuss-importance-of-early-intervention/.

2020-11-16T15:51:14-06:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: Innovation in Rural Global Medicine Elective Takes Students to Uganda

In February, eight UICOMP third year students completed a two-week rural global rotation as part of the Innovation in Rural Global Medicine (IRGmed) program. Six traveled to the African country of Uganda and were based at Mbarara University of Science and Technology while two others were based at OSF Center for Health in Streator in [...]

2020-11-06T22:30:03-06:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Virtual Event Oct. 15

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will host a virtual event at 7 pm on Thursday, October 15, as part of its 50th anniversary. Highlights include messages from University of Illinois College of Medicine Dean Mark Rosenblatt, MD; UICOMP Interim Regional Dean Meenakshy Aiyer, MD; Dr. Kent Wise, MD, and Dr. Joyce [...]

2020-11-02T13:52:48-06:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

A Nation in Crisis: Is This the Wake-Up Call Needed to Change Healthcare and Improve Health?

By Amy Zacharias, MD - The pandemic spreading across our nation has brought many challenges and devastation to our country. Even though much is still unknown about COVID-19, it is known that many of those more severely affected by the disease have had pre-existing conditions including overweight/obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and [...]

2020-09-09T15:44:33-05:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Nominations Open for “Community Health Awards”

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is accepting nominations for the 2020 Community Health Awards. The awards started in 1995 to honor individuals and organizations who promote community health in central Illinois. “This year is an especially meaningful year for this UICOMP tradition. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, [...]

2020-09-10T11:07:32-05:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: News|

Black Privilege?

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - Privilege is an advantage that is unearned, exclusive, and socially conferred. White privilege is deep-seated power irrespective of income, class, and effort. Therefore, how might one explain the inherent power of Black people? Recent events of the heinous murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and [...]

2020-07-10T13:47:08-05:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

UICOMP Bright Spots During COVID-19

“We recently moved to our new location at OSF Center for Health on Knoxville. During the move everyone, UICOMP, OSF, both IT departments, worked seamlessly together for the benefit of our patients. We were able to continue to care for our patients during the move. All the staff here at University Pediatrics worked together [...]

2020-11-17T20:11:52-06:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|
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