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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
SoleSource #17-8251T-SS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday June 16, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Springfield Clinic LLP, Springfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $180,000
An estimated start date of 7/18/2016 through 7/17/2017, 12 months
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $360,000
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday June 13, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Friday, May 27, 2016
The University awarded a contract for academic pediatric endocrinology services to Springfield Clinic LLP, Springfield, IL, for an estimated $180,000.
Pediatric Endocrinologists will develop a pediatric endocrinology elective for medical students (develop, update & implement curriculum & evaluate students' performance per departmental expectations), develop and coordinate the Residency Program in pediatric endocrinology, attend departmental grand rounds, attend monthly meetings, attend departmental conferences, act as a resident/student faculty mentor, assist day hospital in the development of outpatient endocrine protocols, provide four 1 hour didactic sessions per year for pediatric residents during core conference and provide 1 hour pediatric endocrinology streamer for medical students once every 6 weeks. Pediatric endocrinologists shall perform such other academic services related to the pediatric endocrinology traning program as necessary.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the The cost to contract with Springfield Clinic for pediatric endocrinology services was significantly less than developing the division within SIU School of Medicine. Pediatric Endocrinology cirruculm is required for SIU School of Medicine's accrediation with the ACGME. Springfield Clinic is located in Springfield, IL, as is SIU School of Medicine Dept. of Pediatrics. It is logistically the best option of providing pediatric endocrinology academic service to students and residents.

For additional information, contact:
Becky Murray
Phone: (217) 545-6719
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

June 15, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
June 10, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 17-8251T-SSPart1.pdf (240 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 17-8251T-SSPart2.pdf (61 KB)