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|

Walk for the Mind Gives $85,000 to Support Brain Cancer Research at UICOMP

Mark Linder Walk for the Mind presented the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria with a check for $85,000 in support of brain cancer research. The gift was a result of their annual fundraising efforts, including the annual Walk for the Mind on the Peoria Riverfront and other efforts throughout the [...]

2022-01-24T16:52:15-06:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Theresa Tracy Trot Gives $61,000 to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research at UICOMP

The Theresa Tracy Trot organization presented a check for $61,000 to the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria at the beginning of the Jan. 4 East Peoria City Council meeting. The donation is a result of their year-round fundraising efforts from their annual walk on the East Peoria Riverfront to the golf outing and [...]

2022-01-25T09:36:19-06:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: 13 Residencies + 9 Fellowships = Graduate Medical Education in Peoria

Graduate Medical Education, or GME, is a clinical education and training program for physicians who have completed their medical school requirements and been awarded an MD, or equivalent, degree. Part of UICOMP’s educational mission is its GME program. In Peoria, UICOMP is the sponsoring institution of 13 residency and nine fellowship training programs approved [...]

2022-01-24T13:47:14-06:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Homepage Articles, News, Pathways|
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