Peoria isn’t just the heart of Illinois. It’s the heart of the country. We’re roughly three hours to Chicago, three hours to Indianapolis and three hours to St. Louis. Our international airport (with free parking!) makes it easy to get where you need to go.
The Peoria area offers career opportunities, not only in medicine, but in technology, education and industry as well. Companies, both established and new, provide our area with a diverse, thriving economy.
Peoria has job opportunities for residents after program completion. The Greater Peoria area has 708 health care establishments that employ 29,731 people, 25% above the national average. In addition to UnityPoint, OSF HealthCare is based here, including the world-class medical innovation space at Jump and the award-winning OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
UICOMP campus, Positive Health Solutions and UICOMP Psychiatry will experiencing intermittent downtime from 5 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, due to the phone upgrades. This means that UICOMP users may not be able to log on to their desktops if onsite, at PHS or Psychiatry, and you will not be able to use your office [...]
Conjure an image of a doctor and automatically many will think of a person in a white lab coat. While true throughout many physician offices and hospitals, you will find a standout among the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria faculty. Here, the faculty instead don a light-blue clinical coat. [...]
Fifty-seven UICOMP students received their medical degrees Saturday, May 5 at the Peoria Civic Center, raising the total number of doctors who have received their medical degrees in Peoria to more than 2,000! Congratulations to all! View more photos on Facebook
Congratulations to all of the UICOMP student and faculty award recipients – the recognition was well deserved! More than 60 individual awards and honors were given out Thursday, May 3, 2018, at The Warehouse on State in Peoria during the annual Student Awards Event. Congratulations to Dr. Carl Strauch, who was honored with the Distinguished [...]
Fifty-six medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country on Friday, March 16 as they learned where they “matched” to continue their path in medicine. UICOMP students matched to 19 specialties across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 24 are headed into primary care [...]
1 Illini Drive, Downtown Peoria All are welcome to attend Agenda 12-1 p.m. Keynote Address Molecular Pathophysiology and Progress Towards Treatment of Genetic Human Blinding Disorders Dr. Val Sheffield, MD, PhD, Physician Scientist and Medical Geneticist 1-2 p.m. Panel Discussion Scholarship in Medicine Dr. Richard Tapping, Dr. Gerry Krishnan, Dr. Daniel Llano 2-4 p.m. [...]
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive $1.25 million to assist low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over the next three years in central Illinois. The local grant is part of a $37 million nationwide award announced in December by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide [...]