December 16, 2011 Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA begins his appointment as Dean of the College of Medicine today, December 16, 2011. Dr. Azar, a renowned clinician-scientist and ophthalmologist, served as Interim Dean since May 1 of this year, and as Head of the Department of Ophthalmology since 2006. The UIC News Bureau issued the [...]
UIC News Release Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration Sharon Parmet July 20, 2016 UIC is part of a national phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and tolerability of using cells derived from umbilical cord tissue to treat age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision [...]
AANS Cushing Award for Technical Excellence and Innovation in Neurosurgery awarded to Fady T. Charbel, MD, FAANS
The Cushing Award for Technical Excellence and Innovation in Neurosurgery was established to honor an AANS member for technical prowess and skill and/or innovation in the development of new procedures which have become part of the arsenal neurosurgeons use to treat disease or trauma. The award is one of the highest recognitions bestowed upon [...]
12 runners from the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Neurosurgery ICU Medical Staff will be participating in the Ragnar Relay for Recovery on June 6 and 7.
Dr. F. Charbel Named Inaugural Recipient of the Dr. Richard L. and Gertrude W. Fruin Professorship
Congratulations Cody Schott and Alejandra Marinelarena, MD/PhD student for receiving individual NRSA Fellowships from the NIH!
UIC SAIL impacts simulation-based education around the world through our professional development programs for simulation educators, fellowships, research and presentations. In addition to the programs offered at SAIL in Chicago, SAIL faculty and staff travel around the world to provide workshops and talks promoting best practices in simulation-based education. See our map of activity [...]
UPDATED Release from AHA (3/31/20): Providers/Instructors with cards expiring in March have a 120 extension Training Centers maintain documentation of this Renewals for these individuals is accepted over the next 120 days View that release here ***Due to COVID-19 all courses have been postponed, and we are working to return to operations as soon as [...]
Congratulations Dr. Nancy Freitag for winning your 3rd Golden Apple, this time nominated by the M2 class!
Welcome Naha Fatima to the department as the new General Office Aide!