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  • 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.

  • A tribute to Dr. David Flockhart (1952-2015)

    A tribute to Dr. David Flockhart (1952-2015)

    David A. Flockhart, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and physician who transformed care for patients by personalizing treatments and making medications safer and more effective, died on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26) in his home in Indianapolis surrounded by his family. He was 63.

  • IUSM graduate medical education to expand statewide

    IUSM graduate medical education to expand statewide

    As part of Indiana University’s Bicentennial Celebration, President McRobbie is visiting regional campuses. He most recently spoke with the community, students, alumni, and local businesses at IU Northwest and focused on the opportunities that exist for an expanded residency program at IU campuses statewide.

  • IU School of Medicine's new curriculum will launch in the fall of 2016

    Key features, benefits outlined in curriculum renewal update

    Efforts continue to prepare for the fall 2016 launch of the IU School of Medicine’s new curriculum. Maureen Harrington, Ph.D., assistant dean of Medical Student Curriculum Phase I, provides an update on progress, highlighting the features and learner benefits and offering details on the school’s expanded partnership with MedHub.

  • IU School of Medicine researchers played an important role in the development of the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine

    IUSM Center for HPV Research builds on vital work of Dr. Darron Brown

    IU School of Medicine researchers played an important role in the development of the HPV vaccine, and the school continues work to understand and prevent infection throughout the world, particularly through its Center for HPV Research and Center for Global Health.

  • For fourth year medical students, residency interview season is now in full swing

    ‘Tis the season ... for residency interviews

    Fourth year medical students everywhere are now fully immersed in interview season as part of their preparations to enter their preferred residency programs. This means a large portion of IU School of Medicine students and faculty are focused on meeting new people and making a good impression.

  • Linda A. DiMeglio, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine

    IUSM to use $5 million grant to improve diabetes management in children

    With a $5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, an Indiana University-led team will develop and test interventions to help families with young children with type 1 diabetes better manage the disease.

  • ADHD medicine may also help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

    ADHD medicine may also help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

    New research indicates a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be a significantly better treatment alternative for post-traumatic stress disorder than current therapies.

  • Gov. Pence appoints Nalin and Becker to Graduate Medical Education Board

    Gov. Pence appoints Nalin and Becker to Graduate Medical Education Board

    Peter Nalin, M.D., executive associate dean for educational affairs, IU School of Medicine, and Steven Becker, M.D., director and associate dean, IU School of Medicine-Evansville, were recently appointed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to serve on the Graduate Medical Education Board.

  • Work continues toward 2016 new curriculum launch

    Update: Work continues toward 2016 new curriculum launch

    Preparing future physicians to meet the challenges of an ever-changing healthcare environment is one goal of the IU School of Medicine’s curriculum renewal, which launches next fall with the Class of 2020.

  • IUSM student finds both education and inspiration back home in Gary

    Third-year student returns to Gary to become a doctor, inspire youth

    Dana Jones, a native of Gary and a third-year medical student at IU School of Medicine-Northwest, likes the idea of working in the very clinics and hospitals where she grew up.

  • Multi-Institutional Academic Health Science and Research Center in downtown Evansville

    IUSM-Evansville groundbreaking: Final budget approved, McRobbie to attend

    On Oct. 16, the State Budget Committee gave final approval for the release of $25.2 million in state funding for the Multi-Institutional Academic Health Science and Research Center in downtown Evansville. The groundbreaking ceremony is Friday, Oct. 23 at 10 am CDT, with Indiana University president Michael McRobbie scheduled to attend.

  • Tucker Edmonds named National Academy of Medicine anniversary fellow

    Tucker Edmonds named National Academy of Medicine anniversary fellow

    Brownsyne M. Tucker Edmonds, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., has been selected by the National Academy of Medicine as the 2015 Norman F. Grant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow, just one of five prestigious anniversary fellowships offered each year to outstanding health professionals.

  • Anantha Shekhar, M.D., Ph.D

    IU Grand Challenges and strategic research approach update Oct. 26

    On Monday, Oct. 26, Anantha Shekhar, M.D., Ph.D., executive associate dean of research affairs will provide updates on IUSM’s strategic approach to research and IUSM's grand challenges goals.

  • Marilyn Bull, M.D.

    Bull recognized as White House Transportation Champion of Change

    Marilyn Bull, M.D., was recognized as a 2015 White House Transportation Champion of Change for her work and innovation with child safety seats, specifically for special needs children.