Monday, September 28, 2015

UIS Lunch & Learn Series presents "Medicine on the Prairie"

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield’s Office of Advancement, Alumni SAGE Society, Chancellor’s Office and the Illinois State Historical Society presents “Medicine on the Prairie” as part of the Lunch and Learn Series.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Public Affairs Center (PAC) Conference Room C/D, located on the lower level of the PAC on the UIS campus.

DETAILS: A robust professional medical education and training program has spurred growth in high-quality healthcare, local business, education programs, and cultural diversity. Dr. Kevin Dorsey, dean and provost of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, will reflect on his tenure and offer a glimpse of the future of healthcare. Dr. Virginia Dolan, pediatrician, will speak on her experience as a medical student, her career path as a pediatrician and changes in the profession impacting women.

The cost for the hot buffet lunch and program is $23/per person. Reservations are requested, as seating is limited. Seating is available in the back for those who do not purchase the luncheon buffet.

These lunch-time programs are designed to stimulate thinking as they build upon the university's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue.

The Lunch & Learn Series will conclude for the semester on November 18 with “Vietnam: A Catalyst of Change”.

Visit to register online. For more information, contact the UIS Office of Advancement at 217/206-6058 or email

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