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Educational Opportunities

Methodist College

7600 N. Academic Drive
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 672-5513

Methodist College is a private specialty college offering a Four-Year Pre-Licensure BSN, a Second Degree Accelerated BSN, RN-BSN, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a gerontology certificate. The College is an operating division of Methodist Medical Center of Illinois and is located in Peoria, Illinois. The College primarily services students from the greater Peoria area and surrounding communities.

Family Medicine Residency Program

815 Main Street, Suite C
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-4986  or  1-800-336-2380

The Family Medicine Residency Program was established at Methodist in 1971 and is now a joint program with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. The Family Medicine Residency Program continues to be one of the most successful, with our graduates achieving a 96% success rate on the Board examination for certification. If you're a medical student, we invite you to discover how our program's award-winning faculty and diverse learning opportunities can help develop your skills as a family physician competent to treat the whole patient.

Psychiatry Residency Program

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
221 N.E. Glen Oak Avenue, 7 West
Peoria, IL 61636

UnityPoint Health - Methodist is home to the Psychiatry Residency Program of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.  We provide our residents with unsurpassed training opportunities in all aspects of psychiatry. Our breadth of learning environments, commitment to supervision, innovative programs, and enthusiasm for teaching, ensure that residents will find success in every psychiatric endeavor they choose to pursue.

Women's Health Fellowship

815 Main Street, Suite C
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-4984

UnityPoint Health - Methodist houses the Women's Health Fellowship of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria . This one-year training program is open to graduates of accredited residencies in family medicine. Come explore the study of women's health in a highly individualized training program. Our fellowship is built on the solid foundation of a residency program that is more than 30 years old linked with a regional campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. We have outstanding experienced faculty who are committed to providing an excellent fellowship learning experience.


Methodist Community Training Center

(309) 672-4216 (for more information)
(309) 672-5648 (to register for classes)

Methodist Community Training Center is a partnership between Methodist and the American Heart Association. We're centered on saving lives by training individuals in Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

For course descriptions and schedules for BLS/CPR and ACLS courses for healthcare professionals and others whose jobs require that they respond in an emergency, go to the Classes & Screenings search page.

Download course documents and study materials for CPR/ACLS/PALS classes.

Instructors from the Community Training Center are also available to teach:

  • Friends & Family CPR (simple CPR for general public/no certification)
  • Heartsaver CPR (CPR for general public/includes certification )
  • Heartsaver AED CPR (includes AED training)
  • First Aid classes at schools, churches and other organizations

Call (309) 672-4216 for more information about these classes.

Methodist Center for Innovation & Clinical Advancement

(309) 672-4208 (for more information)
(309) 672-5648 (to register for classes)

Critical care classes for healthcare professionals are available through the Center for Innovation & Clinical Advancement. CICA implements and integrates information systems, technology, and education into daily practice. The goal is to assure a high level of staff competence and expertise while achieving innovative advances in the delivery of health care.

For course descriptions and schedules, go to the Classes & Screenings search page.