Central to the Honor Code are the core values of the School of Medicine--excellence, respect, integrity, diversity and cooperation. As Dana Mitchell completes her studies at IU School of Medicine, her spirit of EXCELLENCE is a shining example of the very best in medicine.
Against a backdrop of over 100,000 Americans dying of COVID-19—many from underserved populations—the killings of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, George Floyd in Minnesota and other heartbreaking events highlight the depth of the racial inequalities and injustices that persist throughout our society.
In these unprecedented times, thank you for your dedication and resiliency. The people of IU School of Medicine have always stepped up to face big challenges. Together as a school, I am confident we will continue that proud tradition once again. That responsibility is now more important than ever.
This past summer, my wife Robin and I made the long trip back to Eldoret, Kenya. There — a five-hour drive from Nairobi and a world away from Indianapolis — I found myself re-reading a sign I first encountered several years ago. Outside the Riley Mother and Baby Hospital — which delivers more than 12,000 […]
Indiana University School of Medicine is fortunate to have many thoughtful and visionary leaders serving our school—many of whom have dedicated decades to advancing our mission. I am using today’s column to announce that several of our faculty leaders are now planning to retire or step back from their administrative roles. In addition to recognizing […]
I recently had the privilege of walking in the Indy Pride parade alongside Indiana University School of Medicine faculty, staff and learners. As we carried banners that read “Diversity is Vital” and “LGBTQ MD,” we were greeted by cheers. Many people called out, “We need you, School of Medicine!” It was a powerful reminder that […]