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Dr. Anderson, Dr. Saving, Dr. Christison and Dr. Veeravalli

Investiture Ceremony Honors Professorships in Peoria

On June 28, UICOMP hosted an investiture ceremony to bestow professorships to four deserving faculty: Drs. Richard D. Anderson, Kay L. Saving, Krishna Kumar Veeravalli and Amy Christison.

2023 graduate

UICOMP Celebrates 57 New MDs

Peoria recognized its newest doctors when 57 members of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) Class of 2023 hosted its graduation event on Saturday at the Peoria Civic Center. The…

Samantha Wahlers

Wahlers Selected to AAMC RISE Seminar

Congratulations to first-year UICOMP medical student Samantha Wahlers, who was nominated by the University of Illinois College of Medicine and selected by the American Association of Medical Colleges to attend a leadership development seminar for ris

Match Day 2023

54 Peoria Medical Students Celebrate “Match Day”

At 11 am today, 54 Peoria medical students opened an envelope and learned where they will spend the next few years of their training. The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria held…

Rural Student Physician Program

Rural Student Physician Program Featured on WCBU

WCBU recently highlighted the need for physicians in rural medicine and the Rural Student Physician Program at University of Illinois College of medicine Peoria. “The decline of professionals practicing medicine in rural America…