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  • 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.

  • IU School of Medicine to graduate 418 doctors, scientists Saturday

    IU School of Medicine to graduate 418 doctors, scientists Saturday

    The hard work put in by 418 future physicians, scientists and health professionals will be recognized Saturday when the IU School of Medicine holds its annual commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. in the Sagamore Ballroom of the Indiana Convention Center.

  • Curriculum update: Phase 1 courses ready; statewide standardization and more

    Curriculum update: Phase 1 courses ready; statewide standardization and more

    In just four short months, the IU School of Medicine will launch its new curriculum. The Course Implementation Teams (CITs) have nearly completed planning for the Phase 1 courses to greet the Class of 2020. Now IUSM will commission new CITs to turn our focus to the clinical curriculum that follows in Phases 2 and 3. Bradley Allen, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for Medical Student Education, discussed recent developments with the school-wide curriculum renewal effort.

  • MedNet, new IUSM intranet, launches today

    MedNet, IUSM intranet, launches today

    The IU School of Medicine community has a new place to connect and collaborate online – MedNet. The limited-scope intranet will serve as a news and announcement portal for the entire school, providing frequently used documents and resources, while also offering private portals for secure communication

  • Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala sets record with nearly $1.2 million for cancer research

    Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala sets record with nearly $1.2 million raised

    The fourth annual Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala set a record on Thursday, April 21, with nearly $1.2 million netted for cancer research at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center.

  • IUSM faculty, leaders offer insight to legislators about opioid epidemic

    IUSM faculty, leaders offer insight to legislators about opioid epidemic

    IU School of Medicine faculty and residents met Monday with Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly and Representative Susan Brooks to discuss issues surrounding the growing opioid drug epidemic, including steps being taken by the school to improve the education and awareness of medical students, residents, and practicing physicians about pain management, prescriptions, and substance abuse.

  • IU School of Medicine reconstructs building renovation strategies

    IU School of Medicine reconstructs building renovation strategies

    A new facility renaissance is under way at the IU School of Medicine Indianapolis campus--this one targeted at recruiting and retaining the nation’s best researchers, faculty members, and students.

  • 25th Annual Evening of the Arts is April 9

    25th Annual Evening of the Arts is April 9

    This Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the IU School of Medicine Evening of the Arts, an annual event showcasing the creative talents of IUSM students, faculty, and staff, with proceeds benefitting local health care clinics in Indianapolis.

  • IUSM retail store now open

    IUSM retail store now open

    Show your IU School of Medicine pride with attire from the IU Official Custom Shop. The store is now open and features a variety of items for all seasons of wear.