Monthly Archives: January 2018

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2018 Scholarly Activities Day – Now Accepting Abstracts

The Department of Medicine is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Scholarly Activities Day! Submit here today http://go.uic.edu/poster.  

By |2018-01-31T16:50:48-05:00January 31st, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on 2018 Scholarly Activities Day – Now Accepting Abstracts

Alvar Svanborg Memorial Award Lecture, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Guardians of Healthy Longevity Presented by Donald A. Jurivich, D.O. Eva Gilbertson Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Chairman, Department of Geriatrics University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Location: Moss Auditorium UIC COMRB 1020, 909 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612 Lunch: 1:00 pm — 1:30 pm Lecture: [...]

By |2018-01-31T16:04:31-05:00January 31st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Alvar Svanborg Memorial Award Lecture, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, February 15th, 2018

“Understanding Diagnostic Error in COPD and Asthma” Speaker: Dr. Min Joo Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Time: 12pm-1pm Place: COMRB 7175 (7th floor), 909 S. Wolcott Presentation Objectives: To review prevalence of diagnostic error in COPD and asthma To understand the role of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD and asthma To review past and [...]

By |2018-01-31T15:40:29-05:00January 31st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Exciting academic partnership between UIC & Schwab in rehabilitation

Exciting academic partnership between UIC & Schwab in rehabilitation The Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at UIH has undergone a major change in the last 6 months. In continued pursuit of clinical and academic excellence, University of Illinois has partnered with Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital to provide rehabilitation services and add a new academic partner in [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:03:32-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Exciting academic partnership between UIC & Schwab in rehabilitation

Welcome Dr. Abrams as Section Chief & Director of the Neuromuscular Center

Welcome Dr. Abrams as Section Chief & Director of the Neuromuscular Center The Neuromuscular division of the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at UIH has taken off! The Division delivers patient care in its three multidisciplinary clinics. The Muscular Dystrophy Association sponsored Certified Care Center provides medical services for patients with any of 40 acquired [...]

By |2018-03-01T20:59:59-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Abrams as Section Chief & Director of the Neuromuscular Center

Predictors of elevated intracranial hypertension in spontaneous supratentorial intracranial hemorrhage

Predictors of elevated intracranial hypertension in spontaneous supratentorial intracranial hemorrhage   Dr. Gabriela Trifan, PGY3 Resident I started my research career early after finishing medical school. At that time, I was fortunate enough to meet and work closely with a renowned physicist - Dr. Mark Haacke the creator of SWI (susceptibility weighted imaging) [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:02:08-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Predictors of elevated intracranial hypertension in spontaneous supratentorial intracranial hemorrhage

Big Data in Healthcare & Medicine: The Implementation

Big Data in Healthcare & Medicine: The Implementation   Dr. Monique Diaz My name is Monique Diaz M.D. and I am pleased to have returned to my roots at the University of Illinois at Chicago for a fellowship in clinical informatics. I attended medical school at UIC and went on to do residency [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:03:08-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Big Data in Healthcare & Medicine: The Implementation

Predictors of Vasospasm in SubArachnoid Hemorrhage

Predictors of Vasospasm in SubArachnoid Hemorrhage   Muhammad Rizwan Husain, MD PGY-3 Neurology Resident These are exciting times to be a resident in neurology, where the field has considerably evolved over the last few decades. Many decades ago, neurology was thought of as only a field attributed to diagnosing neurological conditions, with very [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:03:11-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Predictors of Vasospasm in SubArachnoid Hemorrhage

Understanding Epilepsy: Big Data Way

Understanding Epilepsy: Big Data Way   Biswajit Maharathi, MS PhD Y-2, Bioengineering Big Data, one of the most sought after complex and voluminous dataset concepts, has a great potential to decipher the unexplored mysteries of the human brain. Owing to the complex origin and extensive workup of patients with refractory epilepsy, we have [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:03:23-05:00January 29th, 2018|Neurology and Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Understanding Epilepsy: Big Data Way

We Have 2018 Castle Connolly Top Ob/Gyns!

Six of our physicians are considered to be among the top Castle Connolly Ob/Gyns for 2018. Dr. Rajul Kothari was named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Gloria Elam, Dr. William Kobak, and Dr. Sondra Summers were named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mary Stephenson and Dr. Humberto [...]

By |2018-01-18T16:23:54-05:00January 18th, 2018|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on We Have 2018 Castle Connolly Top Ob/Gyns!