SIU Family Medicine - Alton

#4 Memorial Drive, Suite 210
Alton, IL 62002 (view map)

Phone: 618-433-6649
Coordinator:  Alison Witcher  [email protected]

Website:  https://www.siumed.edu/fcm/alton

# of slots in the Match: 6

Our program will:

  • Serve a diverse population in the metro-East St. Louis and southwest/central Illinois region, many of whom deal with barriers to access to quality primary care services
  • Train residents to care for this population with core Family Medicine skills in both outpatient and inpatient settings
  • Take into consideration the specific needs of our patients 
  • Take into consideration the needs of our residents as they prepare for their future practice environments
  • Strive to instill the principles of lifelong learning and scholarly inquiry, with an additional focus on community outreach and advocacy for the health of the communities we serve
  • Train our residents to balance the demands of providing equitable, compassionate, enjoyable, quality primary care services
  • Deliver care and education while encouraging all to maintain healthy, enjoyable lives outside of medical practice SIU