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03/15/2024

Welcome to our new class! UIC Rockford Family Medicine Class of 2027! We cannot wait to have you! Happy Match Day- celebrate today and we’ll see you this summer 🌞☺️

03/15/2024

It’s been an exciting week and we couldn’t be happier to have Ali Buckwalter and Peter Malakar joining the Dixon RTT team!

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/15/2024

Match Day was filled with plenty of excitement, joy and emotion. Congratulations to the 50 fourth-year medical students who match into 19 specialties in 16 states. We’re so proud of you!

See this year's Match List at: go.uic.edu/RockfordMatch

University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford 2024 Match Day 03/15/2024

Fifty students from the Class of 2024 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford matched into residency programs in 19 specialties in 16 states. Forty-eight percent of the Rockford students matched into primary care specialties, including family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics. Fifteen graduates will stay in Illinois for their residency programs.

See this year's Match List at: go.uic.edu/RockfordMatch



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03/15/2024

In honor of Women’s History Month, please read the perspective of women on our campus about the importance of Women’s History Month.

During Women’s History Month, I like to think about the women who have pushed me forward personally. My mother, grandmother and aunt have always supported me, picked me back up when needed and cheered for me. They have modeled resiliency, advocacy for self, the wonders one can find in reading and how often things can look much better after a snack and some rest.

I reflect on the women who have mentored me professionally and took me under their wing. Women who have encouraged me to lean in and find things I’m passionate about. I also think about how I want to help positively influence the women around me and the legacy I will leave.

I hope that this month and every month, all women feel celebrated, empowered and recognize the impact they make in the world.

Alexis Traylor
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/14/2024

Kudos to the Fun Committee for hosting a successful Pi(e) Day! Faculty, staff and students alike enjoyed pies provided by local café and bakery, The Graybill Kitchen Co., in Dakota, Ill.

03/14/2024

In honor of Women’s History Month, please read the perspective of women on our campus about the importance of Women’s History Month.

I have slightly mixed feelings about Women’s History Month. I love learning about the many women overlooked by or erased from history. The structural and personal barriers that they overcame to be celebrated today is difficult to fathom. Their accomplishments and resilience are inspiring.

My issue with Women’s History Month is the emphasis on history implying that overlooking women and our experiences, is a thing of the past. What first opened my eyes to the current, often-systematic exclusion of women and women’s experiences was Caroline Criado Perez’s amazing book Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. I would highly recommend reading this book, but I think all women can recall a time when her voice was not acknowledged or valued. Stories of lived experiences are often dismissed if they cannot be supported with data or are ignored until they reach saturation with enough echoed voices (even this may not be considered “proof”). This is not an experience unique to women. The voices of marginalized groups are, as the descriptor implies, marginalized. Beyond the policy and societal consequences of ignoring women’s experiences, this exclusion harms us as individuals.

This devaluing of women’s experiences is not limited to authorities not considering or listening to women. We live in a society that teaches us to doubt ourselves. I was fortunate to attend an all girls’ school from grades 5-12. I was educated in an environment that valued girls’ and women’s voices by default, but I still had to unlearn the instinct to question my abilities and learn to believe that what I had to say had value. I had a physics teacher who would ask how much we were willing to bet on our answers being right. This was initially terrifying. Even betting with only hypothetical stakes was nerve-wracking to express belief in my abilities.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we should continue to learn about and from women in history, but we need to remember that we can amplify the voices, experiences and accomplishments of women today. We can practice having confidence in our abilities and valuing our knowledge and opinions. It does not have to be history to be worth celebrating.

Emily Orr, MA
Research Associate II
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Division of Health Research and Evaluation

03/13/2024

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Urban Health Program held its annual Diversity and Leadership in Medicine awards ceremony on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at Lucha Cantina, in Rockford.

Students and alumni are recognized for excellence in leadership and distinguished service to the community at the ceremony. The recipients serve as a source of pride and inspiration to others by giving unselfishly of themselves in order to enhance and make the University of Illinois College of Medicine a better place for all.

This year's award recipients are as follows:

Emerging Leader Award: Andrew Maduakor, M1; Ashley Donald, M2; Angelica Mangahas, M3
The COM-UHP Student Servant Leadership Award: Sydni White, M4
Student Excellence Award for Leadership and Service: Janay Taylor, M2; Sopulu Anidobu, M2
Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD, Health Equity Pioneer Award: Bella Swan, M2; Carmenisha Ward, M3
Jose Celso Barbosa, MD, Outstanding Scholar Award: Alejandra Diaz, M4
Héctor Pérez García, MD, Social Justice Award:
Faculty: TJ Webb, MD
Student: Rowanne Murrar, M3

The Urban Health Program Resource Office Awards

2024 Student Leadership Award: Tatiana Betancur Giraldo, M4
2024 Student Achievement Award: Christoph Grice, M2; Emma Mendez, M1
The UHP program on the Rockford Campus would like to thank staff, faculty and students for their support of the UHP office.

Photo caption: Alesia O. Jones, PhD (left) and Brenda Fisher (right), presented TJ Webb, MD (center) with the Hector Perez Garcia, MD, Social Justice Award at the annual Diversity and Leadership in Medicine awards ceremony.

03/13/2024

In honor of Pi(e) Day, all UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford students, staff and faculty are invited to enjoy some pie in the Commons at noon on Thursday, March 14.

A variety of pies will be available to sample. Enjoy some pie, while supplies last!

03/10/2024

Ramadan Kareem to those who celebrate! We hope this holy month is filled with joy, peace and happiness.

Photos from Good Day Stateline's post 03/08/2024
03/08/2024

In recognition of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we want to remember Dr. Laura L. Goodrich-Isenberg (1949-2006), the first woman to graduate from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford and the only woman in her class of 1975. Since then, more than 870 other women MDs have graduated from UICOMR.

Thank you for all you do!

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/07/2024

Students from the UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford went to the annual Winter Formal, which was held at Indoor City Market last weekend.

03/06/2024

Students, staff, faculty and the community are invited to hear health tips before walking along the recreation path at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve, 5360 S. Mulford Road, in Cherry Valley. Meet at the Indian Rest shelter house at the Mulford entrance.

This will be UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital doctor-led walking group.

Check out a complete list of Walk with U events at https://rockford.medicine.uic.edu/depts/academic-clinical/family-medicine/community-engagement/walk-with-u-events/

03/06/2024

In 1981, Congress established National Women's History Week to be commemorated annually the second week of March. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month and every year since has passed a resolution (and the president has issued a proclamation) designating March as Women History Month.

The United States celebrates and honors the historical and contemporary contributions of women during Women’s History Month. Annually, the National Women’s History Alliance announces a theme for the year’s commemoration. This year, the theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.” The theme recognizes women throughout the country who understand that, for a positive future, we need to eliminate bias and discrimination entirely from our lives and institutions. Women from every background have long realized that an uneven playing field will never bring equality, equity or justice.

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we reflect upon the advances women have made and honor women around us who sacrifice and persevere. We celebrate the women in our lives for their significant contribution to medicine, our communities and our society. We recognize that there is still much work to be done to end women suffrage and violence against women and to advance gender equity.

03/06/2024

Fourth-year medical students around the nation will receive envelopes containing information about where they've matched for residency training at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15 in the Partners' Pavilion.

Plan to join Match Day with the UICOMR Class of 2024 as they share their match results. For a link to the the Zoom livestream, visit https://go.uic.edu/Match2024 .

We couldn't be more excited for them on this big day!

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/05/2024

Stop by the Commons before 1:30 pm today for the pop-up emergency preparedness event!

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/01/2024

The achievements of UICOMR medical students and the giving spirit of several donors were recognized during the annual Scholarship and Awards Celebration Luncheon on Friday.

Photos from University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford's post 03/01/2024

Alejandra Diaz and Akshay Raju, fourth-year medical students at UICOMR, met with Dr. Anthony Fauci, America’s most distinguished public health leader, last week during Chair Chats at the University of Illinois Chicago.

Chair Chats is an inaugural series that brings well-known leaders and influential visionaries to the UIC community to explore meaningful ideas in public conversations with UIC Chancellor Marie Lynn Miranda.

02/29/2024

Preparing our students and employees for a potential active threat incident is an integral part of UIC's Emergency Response planning. These incidents are unpredictable and evolve quickly. The quality of your response can have a lasting impact on your own health, safety and the broader university community, culture and reputation.

Plan to attend a threat preparedness seminar at 10 a.m. March 5 at the Robert J. Vickrey Auditorium, UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford.

What you will learn:

Actions to take when confronted with an active threat/shooter and violent/threatening situation;
How to make educated lifesaving decisions;
What behaviors to look for and who to contact to prevent an active threat incident;
Methods and platforms to communicate during an emergency;
Access to digital resources, guidance, tools, FAQs; and much more.

This event is sponsored by the UIC Office of Emergency Preparedness. All students, staff and faculty are strongly encouraged to attend.

02/26/2024

In honor of Pi(e) Day, all UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford students, staff and faculty are invited to enjoy a slice of pie in the Commons at noon on Thursday, March 14.

A variety of pies will be available to sample. Enjoy some pie, while supplies last!

02/23/2024

All Department of Biomedical Sciences students, UICOMR medical students, College of Nursing students and College of Pharmacy students are invited to a Glove Fit and Feel event on Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the Commons from 9 to 11 a.m. Check out the nitrile gloves to find the best fit for you.

Representatives from Kimberly Clark Corporation and Thermo Fisher Scientific will be on hand to assist users in selecting the correct sized gloves, explain the differences, strengths and weakness in each of their gloves and answer questions. They'll also provide tools to help users measure softness, tactile sensitivity, dry grip strength, foaming, wet grip strength and overall comfort.

02/23/2024

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a Health Equity Summit on Thursday, March 28 from 8 a.m.-noon in room A254. Students, residents, staff, faculty and local healthcare professionals are invited to attend the half-day event focused on Maternal Health and Mortality.

Guest speakers include Renee Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, president of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, chief medical officer of Codman Square Health Center and vice chair of Health Equity at Boston University Medical School Department of Family Medicine. She'll lead a presentation on "Maternal Health and Mortality: Are There Equitable Answers?" Stacie Geller, PhD, G. William Arends Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, professor in the Division of Academic Internal Medicine of the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for Research on Women and Gender at University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago. She'll present "Centering the Voices of Black Women."

Renee Crichlow and Stacie Geller will be joined in a panel discussion with Gloria Elam, MD, MPH, associate dean of Diversity & Inclusion at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago, director of UICOM Urban Health Program, associate professor of clinical obstetrics & gynecology, associate department head of Clinical Affairs and director of Center for Women’s Health; and Karie E Stewart, MPH, CNM, APRN-FPA, FACNM, certified nurse midwife, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.

Register for the Health Equity Summit here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefDpmjuEf_5CGwT5RM77qdFAwlM9mBKA7ClS2TM47Xq2lKcg/viewform

02/22/2024

Research Day is intended as a forum to highlight research conducted at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, as well as affiliated and regional institutions.

The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. For more information, contact the Research Day committee at [email protected].

For more details about submissions, the expectations for the posters and the link to submit your abstract, visit go.uic.edu/RockfordResearchDay.

02/22/2024

Create lemon-peppermint aromatherapy air fresheners during a Take Time Thursdays activity. There will also be education on using our senses, especially smell, to induce feelings of relaxation. Tips will also be given on easy ways to travel with our relaxation tools.

Meet in the Commons on March 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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