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December 2022 Winner: Positive Health Solutions

Communication and Information Services (CIS) would like to recognize the Positive Health Solutions (PHS) team for their dedication and all the hard work they do to create the best experience for their clients and co-workers. CIS understands how busy PHS has been over the last few months, yet they have been very patient and understanding [...]

2022-12-08T13:17:18-06:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: UICOMP Outstanding Team Award|

‘Walk for the Mind’ donates $115,000 to College of Medicine for brain tumor research

Mark Linder Walk for the Mind donated $115,000 to the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria to support brain tumor and brain cancer research. The donation includes proceeds from the group’s 20th annual walk held September 24 on Peoria’s Riverfront as well as other fundraisers throughout the year. The 20th Annual Walk for the [...]

2022-11-18T15:40:30-06:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Dean Aiyer Receives 2022 Athena Award from Peoria Chamber of Commerce

Regional Dean Meenakshy Aiyer, MD, was honored as the 2022 Athena International Woman of the Year by the Peoria Chamber of Commerce during the annual Thanksgiving Day Luncheon on November 17 at the Peoria Civic Center. This award is annually presented to a woman leader who excels in business and leadership, dedication to the community, [...]

2022-11-17T15:01:32-06:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

November 2022 Winner: Communication and Information Services (CIS)

The Academic Affairs team would like to recognize the Communication and Information Services (CIS) department at UICOMP for their dedication and hard work. Despite the many projects and multiple open positions, CIS continues to persevere to complete the many requests that come their way from students, guest lecturers, faculty and staff. We truly appreciate their [...]

2022-11-07T14:34:27-06:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: UICOMP Outstanding Team Award|

Celebration of Excellence Honors UICOMP Faculty and Community Health Award Winners

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria presented its 2022 Community Health Awards during its annual Celebration of Excellence faculty recognition event November 3. The awards started in 1995 to honor individuals and organizations who promote community health in central Illinois. Annually, UICOMP presents two awards – one to an individual and another one [...]

2022-11-30T17:11:15-06:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

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 [...]

2022-12-05T15:23:53-06:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Coronavirus, Homepage Articles, News|

Administrative Tasks Take Up More Time than Patient Care for Many PCPs

By James Barnett, MD - A recent simulation time study stated it would take 26.7 hours a day for a PCP (primary care provider) to fulfill all demands for a 2,500 patient panel. PCPs face an exhausting time burden across the United States. About 10 years ago, when the Electronic [...]

2022-10-17T16:55:59-05:00October 17th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Celebrating Women in Medicine and Science at UICOMP

In conjunction with September’s “Women in Medicine Month” created by the American Medical Association (AMA), the UICOMP Women in Medicine and Science Council solicited nominations of faculty members who work to support gender equality and the advancement of women in medicine. The Council recognizes these women: Lisa Barker, MD – [...]

2022-10-11T12:12:01-05:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Pediatric Resource Center Hosts Nov. 5 “Hope for Kids” Harvest-Themed Benefit

The Pediatric Resource Center (PRC) will host its annual fundraising event, “Hope for Kids” on Saturday, November 5, at Jump Simulation, 1306 N. Berkeley, Peoria. Proceeds from this event help PRC ensure the clinics are staffed with specially trained providers and case coordinators so that children can receive the services that are crucial to their [...]

2022-10-06T16:22:38-05:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

October 2022 Winner: Academic Affairs

Student Affairs has selected Academic Affairs as the recipient of the Outstanding Team Award, for the month of October 2022. This team works tirelessly to be consistently available to our students. They step in to help one another, and take on additional responsibilities, in the absence of other team members. They are dedicated to [...]

2022-10-06T11:37:33-05:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: UICOMP Outstanding Team Award|
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