Urban Program with a Rural Track -Jacksonville, IL

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital (JMH), an affiliate of Memorial Health (MH), and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU) partner in providing a rural track training program. JMH is a critical access hospital located in Morgan County, IL but has a service area covering 7 rural counties.

Unique Features

  • There is a longstanding, successful relationship between SIU as the academic affiliate for JMH and MH
  • MH serves an average of more than 40,000 inpatient, more than 667,000 outpatients and more than 125,000 patients covering five MH emergency departments
  • SIU includes 293 medical students, 125 graduate students, 80 physician assistants, 332 residents and fellows and 300 full time faculty
  • SIU has 6 degree programs, 4 graduate programs, 21 residency programs, 10 fellowships, 2 campuses and 12 centers and institutes
  • SIU is a community-based medical school. This school is not owned by a hospital nor does it own a hospital
  • Rotations will be in a wide variety of settings including:
    • Adult inpatients in an urban hospital
    • JMH critical access hospital-based programs like partial hospitalization and senior intensive outpatient programs
    • Outpatient community-based clinical, emergency room consultations
    • Primary care collaborative care models
    • County health departments
    • FQHC, Project ECHO; and
    • Telehealth providers
  • JMH, MH, and SIU have active and supportive departments for equity, diversity and inclusion
  • The existing SIU departments of Psychiatry Residency Program has a 100 percent board pass rate

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