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August 5 – Ideas on Tap Research Mixer

                                            Register in advance for this meeting: https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcu6orTkoE9bFOG-tkjhK6q5rq6PnoIK0 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

By |2021-07-29T14:41:55-05:00July 29th, 2021|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on August 5 – Ideas on Tap Research Mixer

Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

Congratulations to Drs. Joan Briller and George Kondos who were listed in the Chicago Mag as top heart docs in cardiovascular disease. https://bit.ly/3AKVdJh

By |2021-07-08T12:19:58-05:00July 8th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

UI Health Diabetes Center Sweet Ride

UI Health Diabetes Center is having its annual Bike Ride fundraiser, ‘The Sweet Ride’, on Saturday, September 18, 2021. For more information and to register please go to: https://www.bikesignup.com/Race/IL/WillowSprings/SweetRide. If you would like to donate go to: https://go.uic.edu/SweetRideDonate. 

By |2021-07-09T16:20:00-05:00June 24th, 2021|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on UI Health Diabetes Center Sweet Ride

Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases helps fight COVID-19 in India.

Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, said he is seeing whole families sick with COVID. He's a Chicago doctor helping out in India. No one is able to take care of each other, and hospitals are overflowing, he said. "Right now it's terrible," Yeldani said. Yeldani is a [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:34:30-05:00May 10th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Vijay Yeldani, clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases helps fight COVID-19 in India.

New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

Dawood Darbar (Photo: Jenny Fontaine) A new mutation found in a gene associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation poses a significantly increased risk for heart failure in Black people. The discovery, made by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, could change current guidelines that recommend against genetic testing in people [...]

By |2021-05-06T11:57:06-05:00May 6th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, proclaimed April 21, 2021, to be SARCOIDOSIS DAY IN CHICAGO

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, proclaimed April 21, 2021, to be SARCOIDOSIS DAY IN CHICAGO to raise awareness about sarcoidosis and encourage all residents to support the vital work done by those working to diagnose and treat sarcoidosis.

By |2021-04-22T09:51:45-05:00April 21st, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Rheumatology News|Comments Off on Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, proclaimed April 21, 2021, to be SARCOIDOSIS DAY IN CHICAGO

Dr. James Lash receives the Shaul G. Massry Award from the National Kidney Foundation

National Kidney Foundation Presents Educator and Investigator with Shaul G. Massry Award Dr. James Lash to be honored at 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings for dedication to kidney health Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of hundreds of specialists in the field of nephrology and selects among them those who most exemplify [...]

By |2021-04-22T10:09:06-05:00April 5th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Nephrology News|Comments Off on Dr. James Lash receives the Shaul G. Massry Award from the National Kidney Foundation

Even during a pandemic, ‘Harvey’ continues teaching UIC med students

Dr. George Kondos, vice head for the Department of Medicine, has used a simulator known as Harvey to educate medical students on how to give a cardiology exam. Since COVID-19 made classes go online he has been using it remotely to teach more than 300 students. Over the last 30 years, Dr. George [...]

By |2021-04-01T16:19:27-05:00April 1st, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Even during a pandemic, ‘Harvey’ continues teaching UIC med students

Dr. Ikuyo Imayama – CARE Award recipient

Dr. Ikuyo Imayama (left) receiving CARE Award The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy congratulates Dr. Ikuyo Imayama on being a CARE Award recipient! Dr. Imayama was presented the CARE Award at the GMEC meeting on Friday, February 19, 2021 in recognition of her outstanding patient care during the last year [...]

By |2021-03-11T14:23:42-06:00March 11th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Dr. Ikuyo Imayama – CARE Award recipient
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