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Global transplant program welcomes international doctors to UIC

Dr. Peter Ogundeji (Ibadan, Nigeria), Dr. Eleftheria Hatzimichael (Ioannina, Greece), Dr. Damiano Rondelli (UIC), Dr. Arina Martynchyk (Kyiv, Ukraine), Dr. Abiola Bolarinwa and Amanda Rivera (UIC) A team of doctors from around the globe are in Chicago to attend the 2nd Global BMT training course and learn more about blood and marrow transplant [...]

By |2019-09-03T13:53:32-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Global transplant program welcomes international doctors to UIC

CDIS Colloquium Series – “Building a substance use prevention program for American Indian youth: Stepping our way through development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination ”

CDIS Colloquium Series Co-Sponsored by CDIS, Richard Weber, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science “Building a substance use prevention program for American Indian youth: Stepping our way through development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination ” Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell, Phd Professor, Community and Behavioral Health Colorado School of Public Health University of Colorado   Thursday, October [...]

By |2019-09-03T13:05:59-05:00September 3rd, 2019|DOM CDIS Events|Comments Off on CDIS Colloquium Series – “Building a substance use prevention program for American Indian youth: Stepping our way through development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination ”

Leadership Announcement: Brian Boulay, MD, MPH appointed interim chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Brian R. Boulay, MD, MPH Please join us in congratulating Dr. Barbara Jung, who will assume the chair of Medicine position at the University of Washington on September 1. Dr. Jung has been instrumental in growing the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division. We thank her for her service to UIC and wish her the [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:38:18-05:00August 30th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News|Comments Off on Leadership Announcement: Brian Boulay, MD, MPH appointed interim chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Dr. Sean Koppe Named Physician of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Koppe on being named UI Health’s 2019 Physician of the Year! Dr. Koppe is director of Hepatology in the Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine had 5 nominees for the Physician of the Year award and 3 nominees for the Resident/Fellow of the Year award. Dr. Koppe and all the [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:52:38-05:00August 29th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News|Comments Off on Dr. Sean Koppe Named Physician of the Year

Dr. Irum Khan presented with grant from Leukemia Research Foundation

Irum Khan, MD Dr. Irum Khan, assistant professor of hematology/oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine was one of 12 scientists in the United States chosen to receive a grant from The Leukemia Research Foundation. Dr. Andrei Gartel, associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Division [...]

By |2019-09-03T11:32:24-05:00August 29th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Dr. Irum Khan presented with grant from Leukemia Research Foundation

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!