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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

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

Scholarly Activities Day 2019 – Poster registration is now open

Save the Date for the Department of Medicine’s 7th Annual Scholarly Activities Day on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 8:30AM – 2:00PM. This year’s theme is “Innovations in Clinical and Basic Science”. The theme is designed to represent diverse factors that drive poor health and disease outcomes, emphasizing research from the bench (basic) to the [...]

By |2019-02-05T11:34:57-05:00February 5th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Scholarly Activities Day 2019 – Poster registration is now open

UIC received $12M to continue largest study of Latinos

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $12 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue its role as the Chicago field center of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, or HCHS/SOL — the largest-ever prospective epidemiological study of this diverse population.Doctor measures the height of a study participant “This [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:02:59-05:00January 29th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on UIC received $12M to continue largest study of Latinos

DOM Educational Affairs Council Career Round Table

Join the DOM Educational Affairs Council for a career round table. A great opportunity to discuss the many practice options obtainable within the various medical fields. Discussions will focus on fellowship, hospitalist, primary care, and medical specialties. Format: Panel discussion with representatives from different facets of the medical practice. Forward any questions for which you [...]

By |2019-01-22T12:23:51-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on DOM Educational Affairs Council Career Round Table