Fourteen second-year students at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine participated in a PechaKucha event on July 19. These students shared first-hand experiences from their Discovery Learning course during this rapid-style, storytelling event in front of judges and a participating audience. As part of Carle Illinois’ innovative, active-learning curriculum, the Discovery Learning course is a three-week elective course which provides students the opportunity to choose between clinical immersion, research immersion, or global studies opportunities. […]
The HHS-funded project “Using atlas-driven imaging for determining variations in velopharyngeal function among children with cleft palate and hypernasal speech” will receive $2 million over four years to investigate imaging techniques for cleft palate patients.
“As innovators in medical education, we’re excited to offer this hands-on opportunity to our students,” said Kristine Carpenter, Carle Illinois clinical associate professor, family medicine physician at Carle, and Carle Illinois Clinic lead. “It’s a valuable opportunity for them as well as for patients.” Medical students, guided by experienced Carle physicians, will care for patients’ primary care needs at Carle Illinois Clinic. “An ideal patient is one who isn’t in a rush or who needs […]
Thirty-two new medical students have joined the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. On Sunday, June 30, the engineering-based college of medicine welcomed the class of 2023 at a white coat ceremony at Alice Campbell Alumni Center. This week is the first week of classes for the students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome these 32 outstanding individuals,” said King Li, dean of the Carle Illinois College of […]
Dr. Jaya Yodh, Carle Illinois College of Medicine teaching assistant professor, attended the 7th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE): Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy from May 5-9, 2019 in Tuscon, AZ. ABE focuses on advancing biochemistry education in the field of medicine, while also supporting biochemistry educators and their innovation. Dr. Yodh was the inaugural recipient of the ABE Scholar Award, a travel award for recognition of educational scholarship. She was invited […]