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  • Class of 2017 celebrates Match Day

    After much anticipation, Indiana University School of Medicine fourth-year students joined their peers from across the nation to celebrate the end of medical school and learn the details of the next phase of medical training.

  • March 30 Indy student sessions mark final stop on MASH tour

    The IU School of Medicine regional campus tour--Medical Adventures Soaring to new Heights (MASH)-- makes its final stop in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 30, for two student sessions.

  • Dr. Allen highlights school’s reaccreditation preparation

    Dr. Allen highlights school’s reaccreditation preparation

    Bradley Allen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for medical school education, answers key questions in a video about IU School of Medicine’s upcoming Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) site visit.

  • Dr. Kacena takes bone healing study into space

    Dr. Kacena takes bone healing study into space

    Melissa Kacena, PhD, associate professor of orthopedic surgery, returned to NASA's Kennedy Space Center last weekend to guide astronauts aboard the International Space Station through reconstructive surgery as part of the #RodentResearchIV mission.

  • Shekhar and Foroud named IU distinguished professors

    Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, the August M. Watanabe Professor of Medical Research, and Tatiana Foroud, PhD, the Joe C. Christian Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank Indiana University bestows upon faculty.

  • AAMC Graduation Questionnaire now online

    With the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) on-line survey launching this week, IU School of Medicine Dean Jay Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, sent a message to fourth-year medical students, highlighting the importance of the survey to the school’s continuous quality improvement efforts.

  • Don Brown, MD, donates $30 million for immunotherapy center

    Indianapolis entrepreneur Donald E. Brown, MD, announced a $30 million gift to establish the Brown Center for Immunotherapy at the IU School of Medicine.

  • IU School of Medicine: 2016 year in review

    Growth in research funding, reaccreditation news, an updated website and a $30 million gift to establish a groundbreaking immunotherapy center made InScope headlines this year. Here is a monthly recap of 2016’s moments to remember.

  • Regional campus visits underway

    A series of visits to regional campuses kicked off in November to enhance how IU School of Medicine operates as one school.

  • New learning environment site launched on MedNet

    Important resources for fostering a positive and professional environment at IU School of Medicine are now housed in the "Learning Environment" site on MedNet.

  • Joseph A. DiMicco, PhD

    DiMicco to lead new Ombuds Office

    Joseph A. DiMicco, PhD, professor emeritus of pharmacology and toxicology, and Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, has been named director of the Ombuds Office for Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. DiMicco, a longtime teacher and researcher who became a member of the faculty in 1980, joined the Ombuds office on Nov. 1.

  • Ambulance at the Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall

    Sim Center undergoes AV refresh

    The Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall is undergoing equipment and technology upgrades worth $800,000 this fall, including an updated audio-visual system. The upgrades, meant to improve the sim center's efficiency and reliability, added two more servers to the one server controlling technology at the center, reducing the chances of crashing due to overload.

  • Expansion in research opportunities provides more summer options for MS1s

    Expansion increases summer research opportunities for MS1s

    First-year medical students at Indiana University School of Medicine will have more opportunities to engage in research and scholarly activities next summer thanks to an expansion of programs under the Medical Student Research and Scholarly Opportunities (MSRSO) initiative.

  • Preparing Healers. Transforming Health.

    “Preparing Healers. Transforming Health.” to debut this month

    New print and digital messages featuring faculty and students will be introduced in the coming weeks and will be featured as part of the first phase of the school’s new website in early November.

  • You asked. We responded.

    “You asked. We responded.” series highlights recent enhancements

    IU School of Medicine recently launched a special series of messages illustrating key enhancements and the input that inspired them. Using the title “You asked. We responded.,” the series is currently featured on MedTV at the Indianapolis campus, in InScope and as part of other department and center communications.

  • Newly inducted members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society

    Forty-four inductees join Gold Humanism Honor Society

    Thirty-six IU School of Medicine students, six residents and two faculty members were inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society during a special ceremony on Sept. 23 in Walther Hall Auditorium on the IUPUI campus. The mission of the Gold Humanism Honor Society is to recognize individuals “who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine.”

  • Class of 2020 collaborates in Bicycle Build; more service projects kick off academic year

    Class of 2020 collaborates in Bicycle Build; more service projects kick off academic year

    More than 225 IUSM students, 11 faculty members and 20 Salvation Army staff members participated in a service project to donate bicycles to residents in the Fountain Square community in downtown Indianapolis.

  • IUSM implements Pass/Fail grading system for new Phase 1 courses

    IUSM implements Pass/Fail grading system for new Phase 1 courses

    The IU School of Medicine Curriculum Council Steering Committee (CCSC) approved the adoption of a Pass/Fail (P/F) grading system for all courses of Phase 1 in the new curriculum, beginning this month.

  • IUSM’s Precision Health Initiative is first recipient of Grand Challenges funds

    IU announced this week that the Precision Health Initiative, a research endeavor focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies and led by IU School of Medicine faculty, will receive the first funding under the university’s new $300 million Grand Challenges Program.

  • Facility upgrades enhance comfort and user-friendly features

    Facility improvement projects currently underway are both modernizing the look of the IU School of Medicine campus and upgrading the user experience by focusing on comfort, convenience, and usability.