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|

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 [...]

2022-05-05T10:55:00-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Coronavirus, Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Receives Stemmler Award from National Board of Medical Examiners

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria received a 2021 Stemmler Grant Award for its project “Automated Assessment of Written Chart Notes: Generating Reliable, Timely, and Useful Feedback,” led by William Bond, MD, professor of clinical emergency medicine. Bond is collaborating on the project with Suma Bhat, PhD, with the Grainger College of Engineering [...]

2022-03-24T15:35:09-05:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP Faculty Awarded Jump ARCHES Awards

Twenty research projects are sharing more than $1,400,000 in funding through the Jump ARCHES research and development program from the Fall 2021 grant award cycle. The Jump ARCHES program is a partnership between OSF HealthCare and The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (U of I) and [...]

2022-03-01T12:18:00-06:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: Cardiology Fellowship Elevates Training, Care in Peoria

When UICOMP expanded its GME footprint by adding fellowships to the residency training opportunities, cardiology fellowship was the first. Fellowship program director Sudhir Mungee, MD, who came to Peoria in 2006, was among the few who envisioned the idea of offering a fellowship to expand the wings of GME and provide specialty training for cardiologists.With [...]

2022-02-15T13:14:59-06:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News, Pathways|

Meenakshy Aiyer, MD, MACP, Named Regional Dean For University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria

Meenakshy Aiyer, MD, MACP, has been appointed Regional Dean for the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) campus. The announcement was made today by University of Illinois College of Medicine Executive Dean Mark Rosenblatt. Dr. Aiyer becomes the eighth regional dean to lead the Peoria campus since its founding in 1970. The announcement [...]

2022-02-07T16:33:27-06:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: Students Give Back, Gain Experience at Cordoba Healthcare Clinic

UICOMP medical students gain valuable experience while assisting at a free clinic to serve the uninsured or under-insured. The Cordoba Healthcare clinic provides specialty healthcare to residents in the greater Peoria area with a dedicated team of physicians, students and volunteers from throughout central Illinois. Cordoba’s medical student leadership board, comprised of [...]

2022-02-04T09:57:16-06:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News, Pathways|
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