Composite of National Institutes of Health depictions of brain and brain tumor imaging
July 22, 2021

Summer of Discovery Charts Course for Future Impact on Health Care

  • By Beth Hart

Carle Illinois College of Medicine students are setting a course to change the future of human health through the college’s unique Discovery Learning program, contributing to everything from brain tumor research to emergency medical care for diverse populations. In the summer 2021 Discovery Learning program, 26 Carle Illinois students are partnering with and learning from expert clinicians, scientists, and industry leaders. First-year students enrolled in the Discovery Learning program spend six weeks immersed in clinical […]

July 1, 2021

CARLE ILLINOIS WELCOMES CLASS OF 2025

  • By Ryann Monahan

URBANA, Ill – Forty-seven new medical students have embarked on a journey to become physician innovators at Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the nation’s first engineering-based medical school. The Class of 2025 was welcomed to the UIUC campus this month marking the first time in the medical school’s history that Carle Illinois has held four full classes of students. Established in 2015, the college welcomed its inaugural class […]

February 11, 2021

Carle Illinois students among first to receive both doses of COVID-19 vaccine

  • By Ryann Monahan

Carle Illinois’ College of Medicine students are among the first to receive both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Their clinical studies call them to be on the frontlines of healthcare, in most cases sooner than other medical programs. They are essential workers, and while they do not work directly with COVID-19 patients, they offer support for various efforts across the Champaign-Urbana community. Carle Illinois’ students began receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in […]

January 29, 2021

Carle Illinois student-run clinic treats increasing number of patients, offers medical students unique opportunity

  • By Beth Hart

Carle Illinois College of Medicine students are helping meet the healthcare needs of hundreds of patients in east central Illinois at the Carle Illinois student-run clinic and getting an exceptional hands-on learning experience in the process. The student-run clinic treated a record number of patients from July 2020 to December 2020. The team of medical students logged over 500 patient visits under the direct supervision of licensed medical providers. The clinic offers Carle Illinois students […]

August 20, 2018

I just started med school and I’m already seeing patients

  • By Kanesha Overton

Most of my friends in medical school won’t see patients until after their first year. And me, I’m still pinching myself over whether my M1 life is a dream.