Dr. Stevan Weine, professor of psychiatry in the UIC College of Medicine and director of the UIC Center for Global Health, was interviewed on WBEZ radio program “Morning Shift” today regarding his work with Immaculate Conception in the Brighton Park neighborhood. Weine and partners at the church are developing a psychosocial support program for [...]
Dr. Gelila Goba received the Martin-Peterson Global Health Scholar Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on December 12th, 2017. This Award recognizes an exceptional obstetrician gynecologist from a low or middle income country employed by a formal Hospital or University in the United States. The Global Operations Advisory Group noted Dr. Goba’s commitment to Women’s Health, both in [...]
Until the 1950's cervical cancer killed more American women than any other type of cancer. Widespread screening has drastically decreased the number of those deaths in the US, but in the West African country of Senegal, the disease remains prevalent. Every year more than 1,400 Senegalese women are diagnosed with cervical Cancer, and hundreds [...]
Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 26-27, 2017, was a resounding success! Registrants heard from and interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The annual conference began with the twelfth annual Antonio Scommegna Symposium. The keynote speaker for symposium was Dr. Julia [...]
Last Saturday, we traveled to Morocco via Randolph Street as we got together to celebrate the holidays at the Alhambra Palace Restaurant in Chicago. Here are some photos.
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A Celebration of Life and Legacy of the late Antonio ‘Tony’ Scommegna, MD was held in Chicago on Wednesday October 25, 2017 at Francesca’s restaurant, which was actually one of Tony’s favorites! Dr. Scommegna was former Department Head at UIC for 10 years and over his 30 years as Department Head in Chicago, first at Michael [...]
The news release on the UIC website here: https://today.uic.edu/why-do-some-kids-die-under-dental-anesthesia
Two members of the U of I Board of Trustees, Stuart King, MD & Timothy Koritz, MD, came to visit & participate in our Critical Thinking Conference this Wednesday! We were able to share ideas on case management, as well as discuss how the roles of anesthesiologists are expanding to meet the challenges of the [...]