Features

  • 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.

  • 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.