The Stroke Program in the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurology brings together neurologists and specialists from other departments dedicated to providing coordinated and best possible care to limit cerebrovascular diseases incidence and reduce stroke related disability in Indiana and beyond through innovations and excellence in education, research, and patient care. Stroke program faculty are committed to educate and train future cerebrovascular specialists and to conduct clinical research to discover improved treatments for stroke. Acute stroke evaluation and treatment begins in the Emergency Departments (ED) with the collaboration of the ED staff and includes thrombolytic drugs and mechanical thrombectomy as indicated. Acute stroke care continues in specialized hospital units prepared to monitor acute stroke patients and take actions to limit complications. Rehabilitation services are an integral part of stroke care and include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy supervised by physiatrists. Outpatient clinics are focused on stroke prevention.