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Save the Date – DOM Book Club will discuss “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai on June 18, 2020!

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By |2020-05-27T12:07:24-05:00May 27th, 2020|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Save the Date – DOM Book Club will discuss “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai on June 18, 2020!

COVID-19 Racial and Health Inequities: Unmasking Structural Violence 6-1-20

                              COVID-19 Racial and Health Inequities: Unmasking Structural Violence Monday, June 1st NOON - 1:00 p.m. Register in advance for this meeting: https://uic.zoom.us/…/…/tJIqcuugpzkqH9cEQLTE63p09kmxqk58RmP4   More News

By |2020-05-27T12:08:09-05:00May 27th, 2020|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on COVID-19 Racial and Health Inequities: Unmasking Structural Violence 6-1-20

New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Richard Novak, MD The University of Illinois at Chicago is enrolling patients in a second clinical trial to study the drug remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19. Funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), this international randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial will study the antiviral drug in combination with an [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:18-05:00May 20th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Leadership Announcement – Adam Mikolajczyk, MD appointed associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program

It is a great pleasure to announce Adam Mikolajczyk, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine, has accepted the associate program director for the internal medicine residency program position. In 2018, Dr. Mikolajczyk joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at UIC. Prior to joining UIC, he was appointed clinical instructor [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:30-05:00May 7th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement – Adam Mikolajczyk, MD appointed associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program

Leadership Announcement – Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD appointed director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD as director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Gadi’s experience as an academic leader, clinical trialist, and esteemed member of the medical oncology community. He is an outstanding individual to lead these efforts. Dr. Gadi has [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:38-05:00April 28th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement – Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, MD, PhD appointed director of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Left to Right: Drs. Jerry Krishnan and Richard Novak The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two separate clinical trials led by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD and Richard Novak, MD for COVID-19 treatments. COVID-19 is caused by a highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 that results in acute lung injury and respiratory [...]

By |2020-04-07T10:54:08-05:00April 7th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

UIC Center for Global Health Special Webinar – COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Responses

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By |2020-03-23T16:41:40-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on UIC Center for Global Health Special Webinar – COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Responses

COVID-19 message from the Department of Medicine

With the emergence of COVID-19, we are aware that these are no ordinary times. The Department of Medicine (DOM) is taking proactive steps to maintain a safe workplace and encourage and adopt practices protecting the people who rely on us to care for them, as well as ourselves.

By |2020-03-17T13:04:04-05:00March 17th, 2020|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on COVID-19 message from the Department of Medicine

Drs. Shane Phillips and Irena Levitan recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research – Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Shane Phillips, professor and associate head in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Irena Levitan, professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research - Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award. The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment [...]

By |2020-02-25T13:51:34-06:00February 25th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Drs. Shane Phillips and Irena Levitan recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research – Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award