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Together we will harness engineering and innovation to improve the human condition.

As the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine, we are leveraging advanced technology to train physician-innovators who will deliver better, more compassionate and accessible care to patients worldwide. Engaging creative minds in a case-driven, problem-based, active learning curriculum with early clinical immersion is just one way we’re setting a new bar for medical education.

Neha Siddiqui, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Molecular Prosthetics to treat disease

Molecular prosthetics are small molecules that can replace missing proteins to treat diseases. Carle Illinois professor Martin Burke describes one that could treat anemia by replacing an iron transport protein.

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Community Medical School: Health Disparities in COVID-19

  • January 27, 2021
  • Via Zoom.

COVID-19 has forever changed healthcare delivery across the board, but some populations and communities feel the impact more acutely than others. Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine offer you a chance to hear from experts and to weigh in on the issue of Health Disparities in COVID-19. […]

Health Make-a-Thon

  • April 17, 2021

Dream It, Make It: Health Innovators to Pitch Ideas for Chance to Win $10,000 The Carle Illinois College of Medicine will host its third-annual Health Make-a-Thon competition on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The online event is open to the public. Twenty teams of citizen-scientists, students, healthcare practitioners from across the state of Illinois will pitch […]