Campos appointed clinical assistant professor at University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford

Campos, Rosalinda

Rosalinda Campos | Photo courtesy of Memorial Hospital

CARTHAGE, Ill. — The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford (UICOMR) welcomes Dr. Rosalinda Campos as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Campos is a board-certified family medicine physician at Memorial Medical Clinic in Carthage who teaches medical students in the Rural Medical Education program.

In a press release, Campos said, “I am eager to help teach the next generation of physicians set to practice in rural areas. The Rural Medical Education program recruits and trains medical students with a rural background interested in practicing in a rural area following their medical education and residency program. I am thrilled to be part of educating future physicians right here at Memorial Medical Clinic Carthage to serve in our rural communities.”

Campos graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago and completed a residency in family medicine at Hinsdale Family Medicine Residency in Hinsdale. The UICOMR Rural Medical Education program is one of the oldest and largest programs in the nation and is part of the National Center for Rural Health Professions.

Memorial Hospital is the host site for the West Central Illinois Area Health Education Centers, which partners with universities and healthcare organizations to promote health careers, enrich learning environments and provide professional development opportunities for students. These activities support the students’ goals of achieving equitable health professionals and services distributed throughout the communities and regions in Illinois and nationwide.

Anyone interested in job shadowing, interning or a clinical rotation at Memorial Hospital can contact Mary Jane Clark at 217-357-6832 or visit mhtlc.org/careers/intern-student-application/.

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