DOM AIM News

Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Obesity and depression commonly occur together. Approximately 43 percent of adults with [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:16:16-05:00March 5th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

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

Developing an automated virtual health coach

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an SMS-based virtual health coach that would help overweight people set and achieve healthy eating and exercise goals. The $1.2 million, four-year grant will enable the development of an automated virtual health [...]

By |2018-10-22T15:52:19-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Developing an automated virtual health coach

New Fellowship Program

The Department of Medicine has a new fellowship program.  Dr. Saul Weiner is co‐directing the new fellowship program entitle “Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS)”. The program is geared toward preparing physicians for leadership in medical education, clinical services, and research. The goal of the fellowship program is to graduate collaborative and self‐directed continuous learners [...]

By |2018-05-25T15:47:05-05:00May 15th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on New Fellowship Program

Inspiring Experts Clifford G Pilz, MD Memorial Lecture – Tuesday, April 24, 2018

By |2018-04-03T13:42:21-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Inspiring Experts Clifford G Pilz, MD Memorial Lecture – Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Stress Reduction to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in Vulnerable Populations – Thursday, April 19, 2018

By |2018-04-03T12:53:10-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Stress Reduction to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in Vulnerable Populations – Thursday, April 19, 2018

Alvar Svanborg Memorial Award Lecture, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Guardians of Healthy Longevity Presented by Donald A. Jurivich, D.O. Eva Gilbertson Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Chairman, Department of Geriatrics University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Location: Moss Auditorium UIC COMRB 1020, 909 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612 Lunch: 1:00 pm — 1:30 pm Lecture: [...]

By |2018-01-31T16:04:31-05:00January 31st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Alvar Svanborg Memorial Award Lecture, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, February 15th, 2018

“Understanding Diagnostic Error in COPD and Asthma” Speaker: Dr. Min Joo Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Time: 12pm-1pm Place: COMRB 7175 (7th floor), 909 S. Wolcott Presentation Objectives: To review prevalence of diagnostic error in COPD and asthma To understand the role of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD and asthma To review past and [...]

By |2018-01-31T15:40:29-05:00January 31st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, February 15th, 2018

AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, January 18th, 2018

“Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care” Speaker: Dr. Saul Weiner Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Time: 12pm-1pm Place: COMRB 7175 (7th floor), 909 S. Wolcott Presentation Description:  A contextual error occurs when a medical decision is consistent with research evidence but nevertheless inappropriate given [...]

By |2018-01-08T13:25:18-05:00January 8th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, January 18th, 2018

AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, November 16th, 2017

"Timing Is Everything" Speaker: Sirimon Reutrakul, M.D.  Associate Professor,Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Monday, September 25, 2017 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm DATE: Thursday, November 16, 2017 TIME: 12:00 – 1:00pm PLACE: 909 South Wolcott COMRB conference room 7175 (7th floor) The conference room is limited to 45 attendees. Please RSVP by 11‐10‐17 at http://evite.me/JPb1Nh7TkY

By |2017-11-06T11:19:45-05:00November 6th, 2017|DOM AIM News|Comments Off on AIM Research in Practice Seminar Talk Thursday, November 16th, 2017