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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
SoleSource #9289-SS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Friday May 5, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $125,200
An estimated start date of 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018, 12 months
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $375,600
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 Wednesday May 3, 2017
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
First published Friday, April 14, 2017
The University awarded a contract for accreditation for post-MD training programs to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $125,200.
The ACGME is responsible for the accreditation of post-MD training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accommplished through a peer review process and is based upon established standards and guidelines. Accreditation review occur annually for every ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship prgram and the institution.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the This purchase includes accreditation and oganizational memberships (dues, fees, conference charges including manadated travel and related expenses.

For additional information, contact:
Karen Torricelli
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
PO Box 19605
Springfield, IL 62794-9605
Phone: (217) 545-0233
FAX: (217) 545-9132
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.

May 3, 2017
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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:
April 28, 2017
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105

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
  • 9289-SSPart1.pdf (313 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 9289-SSPart2.pdf (44 KB)