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Health, Healing, and Hope through Lifestyle Medicine

By Amy Zacharias, MD - It is not surprising that the rate of burnout for physicians has increased. The last few years have proven especially difficult for physicians due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the many challenges that came with it. The Medscape Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2022 Stress, [...]

2022-08-12T11:18:24-05:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

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 [...]

2022-08-04T10:01:50-05:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Coronavirus, Homepage Articles, News|

University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria Collaborates on Long COVID Research

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will collaborate to study causes, prevention and treatment strategies for long COVID in central Illinois. The work is part of a broader collaboration led by University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) researchers that is projected to receive approximately $22 million from the National Institutes of Health over four [...]

2022-07-11T12:57:20-05:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Peoria Clinic Now Offering Primary Care to LGBTQ+ Community

Leaders from UICOMP and Positive Health Solutions (PHS) will announce the expansion of PHS clinical services to include primary care to the LGBTQ+ community. Expanding medical services to include primary care, as well as gender affirming care, will help fill this gap in central Illinois. The clinic’s care team is comprised of medical providers [...]

2022-06-29T10:59:29-05:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Kelli Evans joins College of Medicine as Senior Director of Development for Peoria Regional Campus

Kelli Evans has joined the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria as the Senior Director of Development. She will be responsible for leading the major gift strategy and solicitations for regional campus initiatives and will work closely with the Dean’s office, department heads and faculty in developing and implementing strategies to solicit gifts, scholarships, [...]

2022-06-16T14:00:32-05:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Nominations Open for “Community Health Awards”

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) is accepting nominations for the 2022 Community Health Awards. Nominations may be submitted online now through July 20, 2022. UICOMP sponsors these awards to recognize on-going commitment to community health promotion and/or disease prevention in our community. A healthy community requires a high quality medical [...]

2022-06-13T11:39:38-05:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Awards Shelly Timmons, MD, with 2022 UICOMP Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) awarded Shelly Timmons, MD, with its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. She becomes the 18th graduate (among more than 2,000 medical school alumni) to receive this honor in the College’s 52-year history. Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, is chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Indiana [...]

2022-05-16T22:38:43-05:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Celebrates 66 New MDs at In-Person Graduation Ceremony

On May 7, UICOMP welcomed 66 new doctors to the UICOMP alumni family during the Convocation ceremony at the Peoria Civic Center. After a two-year pause to the traditional in-person Convocation ceremony, the event allowed the class to celebrate their four-year journey through unprecedented times. The graduates marched in together, received their hoods and [...]

2022-05-13T10:23:13-05:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|
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