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UICOMP expands affiliation with UnityPoint Health

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria and UnityPoint Health – Methodist have expanded their existing partnership to include Proctor and Pekin hospitals. The revised affiliation agreement, which governs the relationship between the two entities, reflects the recent growth in enrollment at UICOMP and the greater need for additional clinical experiences and physician mentors [...]

2018-11-05T16:39:33+00:00November 5th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Peoria’s first neonatologist and Goodwill honored at Celebration of Excellence

More than 100 faculty and physicians throughout the community were honored Tuesday, Oct. 30, for their service and dedication to the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria at the 2018 Celebration of Excellence. Also recognized were the 2018 Community Health Award recipients: the Goodwill Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, an annual program targeting [...]

2018-11-02T11:07:54+00:00October 30th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Study on Synthetic Cannabinoids Featured in New England Journal of Medicine

A research article detailing a central Illinois poison outbreak involving synthetic cannabinoids earlier this year and the therapy provided is featured in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. A study involving 34 patients at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center between March and April of 2018 were identified as having [...]

2018-09-27T11:44:22+00:00September 27th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Federal grant funds innovative research in stroke at UICOMP

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria was awarded $1.8 million by the National Institutes of Health to expand a series of preclinical research studies over the next five years involving ischemic stroke. Researchers at the UICOMP campus have identified a specific enzyme typically not found in healthy brains but that becomes prevalent [...]

2018-09-11T08:36:56+00:00September 10th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Students honored at annual awards event

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 [...]

2018-09-05T10:22:41+00:00May 4th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP students discover their matches

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 [...]

2018-03-19T09:29:21+00:00March 16th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|