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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…

Urban Health Program students

UICOMP Students Take Part in Annual MLK Luncheon

Peoria medical students in the Urban Health Program took part in the 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon at the Peoria Civic Center. The UICOMP students provided blood pressure screenings and…

Cordoba Clinic

Pathways: Córdoba Clinic Immerses Students in Community Health

While Córdoba Clinic offers free healthcare to Peoria-area patients, the clinic also provides valuable experiences for UICOMP medical students to learn and serve on their journeys to becoming doctors. Katherine Floess (UICOMP Class…

CI Friends|CI Friends

Pathways: When Learning and Training Overlap with Community Health

Community health outreach is about improving health and quality of life for a community’s population with consideration to the socioeconomic, political and cultural determinants of health. When learners experience care outside the clinical…

Pathways virtual reality

Pathways: Apps, Gaming and Immersive Learning

Medical education continues to evolve, and UICOMP faculty are using advanced technologies to bring teaching into the hands of learners, provide opportunities for self-directed learning and build skills that advance excellence in patient…