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Grateful COVID -19 Patient Thanks Medical Intensive Care Unit Team For Care

By |2020-06-03T15:25:38-05:00June 3rd, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Grateful COVID -19 Patient Thanks Medical Intensive Care Unit Team For Care

Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Left to Right: Drs. Jerry Krishnan and Richard Novak The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two separate clinical trials led by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD and Richard Novak, MD for COVID-19 treatments. COVID-19 is caused by a highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 that results in acute lung injury and respiratory [...]

By |2020-04-07T10:54:08-05:00April 7th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Drs. Shane Phillips and Irena Levitan recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research – Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Shane Phillips, professor and associate head in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Irena Levitan, professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research - Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award. The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment [...]

By |2020-02-25T13:51:34-06:00February 25th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Drs. Shane Phillips and Irena Levitan recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research – Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Save the Date: Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – January 23, 2020

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 [...]

UIC to lead national COPD clinical trial

The University of Illinois at Chicago will lead a $14.6 million, multi-center research project to determine which of two drugs — azithromycin, an antibiotic, or roflumilast, an anti-inflammatory medication — is the mosteffective at treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is also known as COPD. Illustration: UIC Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design/Naumita Pereira [...]

By |2019-06-04T12:56:24-05:00June 4th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on UIC to lead national COPD clinical trial

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

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

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