Durbin, Duckworth Announce Funding For Education Programs For Illinois Medical Professionals
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A group of Illinois medical professionals are receiving two-point-four-million-dollars in funding for education programs.  U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced the funding will go toward Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Graduate Medical Education Program and Loyola University of Chicago’s Nurse Faculty Loan Program.  Durbin said officials must invest in these types of programs to keep up with the latest lifesaving treatments and medical advancements.