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  • 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.

  • Anticipation, excitement fuel Match Day

    Anticipation, excitement fuel Match Day

    On Friday, March 18, fourth-year IU School of Medicine students gathered to celebrate Match Day, the end of four years of medical school and the beginning of the next phase of training.

  • 21st annual Spring House Calls to take place April 2

    21st annual Spring House Calls to take place April 2

    IU School of Medicine students, family, and friends will take part in the 21st annual Spring House Calls on Saturday, April 2. A student-led event, this is the longest-running service learning project at the IU School of Medicine.

  • The IU School of Medicine Office of Medical Student Service Learning helps students find structured learning experiences that address a specific community partner or need.

    Student-led service learning engages med students with local communities

    Studying and practicing medicine is only one part of being a medical student and a physician; another important part is patient and community engagement, which helps med students truly become healers.

  • More than 400 spectators attended the Second Year Show at the Old National Centre on Jan. 15

    More than 400 enjoy "magical" night at Second Year Show

    The laughs were long and loud at this year’s Second Year Show, with students and faculty celebrating “The Magic of Medicine” through a variety of comedy and musical skits. Forty-five students from seven IU School of Medicine campuses were represented in the Jan. 15 show, attracting a crowd of more than 400 to the Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis.

  • IUSM precision medicine proposal one of five IU Grand Challenges finalists

    An IU School of Medicine proposal to develop a comprehensive precision medicine initiative is one of five finalists selected to submit full proposals for funding through the Indiana University Grand Challenges Program, the most ambitious research program in the university's history.

  • New microsite offers details, updates on curriculum renewal

    New microsite offers details, updates on curriculum renewal

    A new microsite dedicated to curriculum renewal delivers relevant resources and information to keep the IUSM community informed.

  • IUSM completes self-study, critical component of reaccreditation effort

    IUSM completes self-study, critical component of reaccreditation effort

    IU School of Medicine achieved a major milestone on the road to accreditation in December with completion of the school’s comprehensive self-study. A key component of the accreditation journey, the institutional self-study process helps medical schools evaluate and determine whether they meet their mission and learning objectives.

  • Blood Donor Awareness Month puts attention on easy way to save lives

    Blood Donor Awareness Month puts attention on easy way to save lives

    The holidays may be over but you can still give. January is Blood Donor Awareness Month -- a chance for you to give just by raising your sleeve. Blood donations are a crucial part of recovery and survival for many kinds of patients, including the smallest of them all -- preterm infants.

  • IU School of Medicine is a national expert on concussion, traumatic brain injury

    School of Medicine experts advance national concussion discussions

    IU School of Medicine is a leader in traumatic brain injury and concussion expertise, a position that puts school researchers at the forefront of conversations related to concussions.

  • IU School of Medicine advanced medical research in 2015 and made strong headway on re-accreditation and curriculum renewal.

    Highlights of 2015: School of Medicine year in review

    IU School of Medicine advanced medical research in 2015 and made progress toward re-accreditation and curriculum renewal. The year celebrated successes in other areas as well. Here's a recap of the year’s highlights.

  • IUSM work in Kenya provides hope and care for people with HIV

    IUSM work in Kenya provides hope and care for people with HIV

    The IU School of Medicine’s partnership with Moi University in Kenya is responsible for a restoration of hope in many African children living with HIV/AIDS through the medical research, advanced on-site healthcare, fundraising and patient support it provides.

  • Save the Date: Second Year Show, MedTalks

    Save the Date: Second Year Show, MedTalks

    IU School of Medicine MS2 students are set to make a little magic—and share some laughs—at the Second Year Show on Friday, Jan. 15. That same weekend, on Saturday, Jan. 16, MedTalks brings together unique perspectives on the world of health and medicine in a series of 20-minute talks that aim to inspire and provoke thought and conversation.