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Department of Medicine FY2018 Annual Report

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to present our inaugural Annual Report of the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. The report highlights accomplishments for the fiscal year 2018. Since arriving in the DOM, it has been my pleasure to welcome seven new division chiefs, all who are [...]

Internal Medicine Summer Immersion Program for Underrepresented Minorities and LGBTQIA+

Our annual summer externship in internal medicine more than doubled in size in its fourth year.  The 2-week rotation externship began July 8th for underrepresented minority and LGBTQIA+ medical students.  The program was offered to seven medical students, hailing from three campuses, UIC, UI-Peoria and UI-Rockford. During the 2-week rotation students received clinical exposure to [...]

By |2019-08-13T15:19:23-05:00August 13th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Internal Medicine Summer Immersion Program for Underrepresented Minorities and LGBTQIA+

The “Sweet Ride” Bike Ride Fundraiser

The UI Health Diabetes Center is having its first Bike Ride fundraiser, "The Sweet Ride", on September 15, 2019. 100% of the proceeds go directly to our mission, which is Transforming Diabetes Care & Research in Chicago. Cost is $50 per person (T-shirt & water bottle included). Distances range from a couple miles to 10, [...]

By |2019-08-02T14:06:25-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on The “Sweet Ride” Bike Ride Fundraiser

Join the Ride for life to fight HIV!

This fall, we are participating in the Ride for Life Chicago, one of our annual fundraising efforts for our HIV clinical program, in partnership with the Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). We urge faculty, staff and supporters to join our team for the 100 or 200 mile ride September 7-8, 2019. If you are unable [...]

By |2019-08-02T09:38:21-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Join the Ride for life to fight HIV!

Leadership Announcement: Jeff Jacobson, MD appointed Senior Associate Head for Strategic Programs

Jeff Jacobson, MD We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Jacobson, professor of medicine and director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has accepted the position of Department of Medicine (DOM) senior associate head for strategic programs. In this new position, and in alignment with the Department of Medicine's missions of [...]

By |2019-06-10T10:51:08-05:00June 10th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement: Jeff Jacobson, MD appointed Senior Associate Head for Strategic Programs

Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya about the All of Us Research Program

Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya, associate professor of medicine in the division of academic internal medicine, about the All of Us Research Program and the unveiling a new mobile research clinic. Watch the story online: https://bit.ly/2YevNQg UIC’s All of Us Research Program is part of the Illinois Precision Medicine Consortium. All of Us is [...]

By |2019-05-17T10:37:39-05:00May 17th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Univision Chicago interviewed Dr. Olga Garcia-Bedoya about the All of Us Research Program

Dr. Patricia W. Finn Joins MSTP Leadership

We are excited to announce that Dr. Patricia W. Finn has joined the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) leadership team as an Associate Director of the MSTP.  She will bring her experience as a seasoned physician-scientist and mentor to the MSTP and help round out the leadership team.  In addition, she has a strong record [...]

By |2019-05-01T10:07:26-05:00May 1st, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Dr. Patricia W. Finn Joins MSTP Leadership

New institute aims to put designers at the table for health care decision-making

The health care delivery spectrum (Illustration: Kim Erwin/UIC) The new Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago has a unique mission: to transform the health care system into one that is intentionally and expertly designed with people — patients, families and clinicians — at the center. “We need [...]

By |2019-04-30T10:46:43-05:00April 30th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on New institute aims to put designers at the table for health care decision-making

Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

Dr. Susan Bleasdale is quoted in an article on CNN.com about the new multi-drug resistant fungus Candida auris, which is taking hold at hospitals across the country. The patients Dr. Bleasdale has seen in Illinois, for example, are chronically ill people who acquired the fungus in long-term care facilities, where they receive a number of [...]

By |2019-04-10T12:13:42-05:00April 10th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

New UIC center aims to improve research impact

The UIC Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) has a simple vision: to improve health around the world by speeding the delivery of proven interventions and programs to the people who will most benefit from them. “In order to effectively disseminate interventions and programs, we need to know more about how to design interventions [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:58:12-05:00February 8th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on New UIC center aims to improve research impact