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UICOMP Faculty Receives Humanism Award for Establishing Southside Clinic

A University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria faculty member was selected to receive the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for establishing the Cordoba Health Clinic, a clinic located in South Peoria providing specialty care to patients with little or no insurance at little to no cost. Dr. Wasim Ellahi, a gastroenterologist at Illinois [...]

2017-07-27T13:29:54+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|

New fellowship to train in pulmonary diseases and critical care

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, in partnership with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, is pleased to announce a new physician training program in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine. Beginning in July 2017, the three-year fellowship program will train doctors in diagnosing and treating lung conditions and diseases, and managing and stabilizing [...]

2017-07-20T22:41:48+00:00 March 24th, 2017|News|

UICOMP students learn their residency matches

Fifty-four medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country today as they learned where they "matched" to continue their path in medicine. UICOMP students matched to 16 specialties across 26 states. Of those, 20 are headed into primary care and a quarter of the class will [...]

2017-07-27T13:26:33+00:00 March 17th, 2017|News|

‘Walk for the Mind’ raises $50,000 for research

The 14th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind raised $50,000 in September for brain cancer research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. About 750 people, including about 50 brain cancer survivors, participated in the September 24 event held along the Peoria Riverfront. To date, the organization has raised about $550,000 [...]

2017-03-24T16:15:20+00:00 January 12th, 2017|News|

OSF HealthCare donates $1 million to college expansion

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is pleased to announce OSF HealthCare has committed $750,000 to support UICOMP’s expansion to a four-year medical school. OSF HealthCare has a long history of partnering with the College of Medicine for student and resident education, patient care, and research. The UICOMP expansion in 2017 will bring [...]

2017-02-23T15:39:41+00:00 December 21st, 2016|News|