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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 [...]

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

Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Dear Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend, Dr. Thomas Stamos, professor of medicine. Dr. Stamos was revered for his exemplary leadership. In the Division of Cardiology, he held positions as clinical chief, director of Heart Failure, director of the Echocardiography Lab, medical center director for [...]

By |2018-12-12T14:39:55-05:00December 12th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

Dr. Dawood Darbar Despite being the most common heart arrhythmia disorder in the U.S., there is not much research on the causes of atrial fibrillation in minority populations. While researchers know that black and Latino individuals are less likely than whites to develop the condition, which is also known as AFib, they cannot [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:40:59-05:00September 26th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

UI Health recently received a prestigious award from the American Heart Association (AHA) that recognized our commitment to providing effective heart failure care using the most advanced procedures available. The AHA honored UI Health with the Get with the Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll. UI Health earned [...]

By |2018-08-01T11:12:26-05:00August 1st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

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

Dr. Joan Briller Dr. George T. Kondos Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos, both cardiologists, were recognized in Chicago magazine's list of "Chicago's Top Cardiologists" in the June/July 2018 issue of the magazine. Dr. Briller, director of the Cardiovascular Program for Women, also was highlighted for co-authoring a recent study [...]

By |2018-07-06T14:34:32-05:00July 6th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

Division of Cardiology welcomes Dr. Elliott Groves

The Division of Cardiology welcomes in cardiologist, Elliott Groves. Dr. Groves is an interventional cardiologist who joined the faculty at UIC to develop a program in structural heart interventions. After completing undergraduate and master degrees in bioengineering, Dr. Groves worked in the biomedical industry. He completed his medical degree at Northwestern University. He completed a [...]

By |2018-04-24T14:49:38-05:00August 21st, 2017|DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Division of Cardiology welcomes Dr. Elliott Groves

Save the Date! UI Health Heart Walk

Heart Walk season is in full effect! Save The Date: 09.22.17. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join our team visit http://www2.heart.org/goto/UIC_HeartAndSole

By |2017-07-21T13:22:33-05:00July 21st, 2017|DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Save the Date! UI Health Heart Walk

In Memoriam

With sadness, we announce the passing of Michael Stanley Gordon, MD unexpectedly on July 7th at the age of 80. Dr. Gordon developed Harvey, the cardiopulmonary patient simulator which realistically simulates nearly any cardiac disease at the touch of a button by varying blood pressure, pulses, heart sounds, murmurs and breath sounds. Harvey is in [...]

By |2017-07-21T12:19:53-05:00July 10th, 2017|DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on In Memoriam