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Dillon leaves legacy of public service

It is with sadness that the Department of Medicine and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine announce the passing of our colleague, James Christian Dillon, MD, former cardiologist and professor emeritus of medicine for the school, on Nov. 15, 2023. He was 83.

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Nov 20, 2023

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Gross

Staff Spotlight Jennifer Gross: Each month, the Department of Medicine recognizes one of its staff members for having gone above and beyond in their role. Those featured have been nominated by a colleague or supervisor for their dedication and hard work.

Duncan leads quest to end health disparities in lung cancer

Francesca Duncan, MD, is determined to end disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer—the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 02, 2023

First-Gen: Prominent IU School of Medicine faculty share their experiences as first generation students

From the IU School of Medicine executive board to campus leaders and pioneering physician-scientists, first-gen faculty are among the school's most prominent faces.

Laura Gates  |  Oct 25, 2023

Rex given the Sagamore of the Wabash

A respected Indiana University School of Medicine faculty member and trailblazing gastroenterologist has been given the Sagamore of the Wabash, one of the state’s highest honors. Douglas Rex, MD, a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Medicine at IU, was formally given the title Thursday, Sept. 28, during a boisterous celebration outside the Indiana University Health endoscopy suite named in his honor.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Oct 02, 2023

Department of Medicine faculty recognized during 2023 Meeting

Two Department of Medicine faculty members received awards during the Fall All-School Meeting on September 12, 2023. Greg Sachs, MD, was one of two faculty members to receive the Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award; while Sylk Sotto, EdD, MBA, MPS, earned the Scholar Educator Award.

Staff members recognized at 2023 Fall Meeting

Four Department of Medicine staff members received well-deserved recognitions during the Fall All-School Meeting, which was held on September 12, 2023.

Remembering Stuart Kleit

The Department of Medicine is saddened to share news of the passing of Dr. Stuart Kleit, who was a founder of the department’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and a passionate leader within Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health. He died Wednesday, Sept. 20, at his home in Florida after a brief illness. He was 90 years old.

Caine named president-elect of the National Medical Association

Virginia Caine, MD, was named president-elect of the National Medical Association during the organization’s national convention in New Orleans.

Department faculty, residents among 2024 AOA class

The Department of Medicine is celebrating the addition of four faculty members and four chief residents to the Indiana Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha.