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News and Events

Dr. Evelyn Figueroa was selected as the 2021 College of Medicine Faculty of the Year Award recipient.

Dr. Brittani James was selected 2021 College of Medicine M3 Golden Apple Award recipient.

The UIC Department of Family Medicine has been awarded a Primary Care Training Enhancement – Residency Training in Primary Care grant through HRSA

Dr. Memoona Hasnain has been selected to fellowship in Hedwig van Ameringen’s Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) women’s leadership program

Dr. James was interviewed by STAT about the ongoing problem of medical journal leadership’s resistance to recognizing racism

Dr. Brittani James is one of three Chicagoans honored in celebration of Martin Luther King Day

Dementia Guide Expert App Review by SilverScience2020

Dr. Brittani James was interviewed by CNN about vaccine hesitancy in the Black community.

Dr. Brittani James discussing racism in health care on WTTW PBS-TV Chicago on November 16, 2020

Dr. Evelyn Figueroa interviewed by Illinois Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Brittani James interviewed by the AAMC about choosing a career in medicine

Dr. Brittani James is interviewed by Vox: Black kids are watching videos of this moment. What will it teach them?

Dr. Brittani James interviewed about Coronavirus testing

COVID-19 survivor portraits at Pacific Garden Mission

Pilsen Food Pantry sponsors a large baby supply (12 pallets and counting!) drive for the Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Pilsen Food Pantry on CBS Morning News April 2020

Pilsen Food Pantry on CBS Nightly News April 2020

UIC COVID medical response at the Pacific Garden Mission April 2020

Dr. Figueroa talking about the different kinds of masks for Southside Weekly

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Professor Evelyn Figueroa was interviewed by Telemundo tonight regarding the legalization of Marijuana and is potential health effects.

Article by Dr. Adrienne Williams published in the Chicago Tribune highlights the need for Primary Mental Health Care.

Department of Family Medicine faculty member Dr. Audrey Stillerman was named in the list of “Notable Women in Health Care” in Crain’s Chicago Business

MATEC was featured in UIC News about new funding to support training programs aimed at improving HIV/AIDS care, prevention and education.

Dr. Richard Stringham was interviewed by UIC Today about his Award for Excellence in Teaching (AET). 

Dr. Evelyn Figueroa was featured in a Windy City Live segment on one of the UI Health Pilsen Food Pantry’s partner organizations, the Chicago Period Project

UIC DFM residency graduate Kameron Matthews was featured in The Lancet.

Dr. Samuel Grief was interviewed by WBEZ Chicago Public Radio about how to stay cool in the extreme heat.

The UI Health Pilsen Food Pantry and Dr. Evelyn Figueroa were featured on Chicago Tonight.

Dr. Ariel Leifer is quoted in the NYT in an article about abortion care as part of student health services.

Family Medicine Chief Resident featured on the Ellen Show

UIC Street Medicine group formed to do outreach to decrease complications of homelessness and substance use disorders.

UIC identical twin Chief Residents featured on NBC Nightly News

Spring & Summer 2018 Newsletter

New book spotlights health disparities for South Asian Americans

New Mobile App Helps Families, Individuals Cope with Dementia

Don’t Call Me a Provider – JFP John Hickner, MD, MSc

Global Health Work in Senegal has been highlighted in the inaugural issue of Illinois Health Magazine – (page 6)

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