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First cohort enters Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest

Medical students in the Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest benefit from the statewide MD curriculum offered at all campuses with an added emphasis on social determinants of health and elevating diversity, equity and inclusion in the context of urban, underserved patient populations.

Laura Gates  |  Jan 12, 2023

Celebrating Winter Holidays: Considerations for community members of diverse faiths

As religious and cultural holidays approach, the IU School of Medicine community can be mindful to consider the timing and ways these holidays may be celebrated by learners, colleagues and patients. 

IU plastic surgery residents can now experience global health rotation

The division of plastic surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine recently completed its first round of global health surgery rotations in cooperation with Moi University School of Medicine and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret, Kenya, as part of a new Global Plastic Surgery Program for residents that launched in 2022. 
The program is made possible through AMPATH, a partnership between Moi University, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and the AMPATH Consortium, as part of a unique reciprocal surgical training exchange. 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Dec 14, 2022

Slemenda Scholar Sees Bigger Picture in Kenya

Micaela Gaviola is a second-year medical student at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine. She is one of three Slemenda Scholars who spent the summer in Eldoret, Kenya, with the AMPATH partnership.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 01, 2022

Gold Humanism Honor Society IU School of Medicine chapter inducts 37 new members for 2022-2023

The 2022-2023 Gold Humanism Honor Society induction ceremony took place on October 2, 2022, at the Indiana Landmarks Center. The IU School of Medicine chapter inducted 37 students, six residents, and four faculty.

Megan Stephens  |  Oct 27, 2022

2022 Fall All-School Meeting recap

IU School of Medicine Dean Jay L. Hess and other members of leadership presented updates on the school's priorities during the 2022 Fall All-School Meeting, including future building, the strategic plan, research highlights and faculty awards.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 10, 2022

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexican-American med student lives out family's dream

IU School of Medicine student Alicia Martinez-Garcia carries her family and cultural heritage into her pursuit of medicine: “I want to be that person who can bring relief and help someone with a language barrier to feel more comfortable."

Laura Gates  |  Sep 20, 2022

DEI Coalition amplifies student voices at IU School of Medicine

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coalition at IU School of Medicine supports medical students from minoritized groups and demonstrates how powerful student voices can be in creating institutional change.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 12, 2022

2022 IMPRS Scholarship and Award Recipients

The 2022 IMPRS Summer Research Program was a success! Take a look at the award and scholarship recipients who showcased their research at the Research Symposium on July 28 and 29, 2022, in Indianapolis, IN.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 29, 2022

“Taking care of your mental health is valued here.” How the country’s largest medical school transformed its mental health services to better serve students

When Samia Hasan, MD joined Indiana University School of Medicine as a psychiatrist in 2016, it quickly became clear there was a growing need for more mental health services for students.

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 16, 2022