On October 7, IU School of Medicine held a virtual ceremony to unveil the portrait of Clarence Augustus Lucas, Sr., MD, one of the first African American medical students to graduate from IU School of Medicine. Located in the atrium of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building, this portrait reflects the monumental accomplishments of Lucas’ life and his legacy as a trailblazer in medicine.
The IU School of Medicine chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics, and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is a space for members to receive mentorship and explore STEM fields.
Barbara Reed, MD is an adjunct clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute and serves as a preceptor in the third-year Family Medicine clerkship. In this role, Reed has made significant impacts in the lives of her students and models exemplary humanism and professionalism in medicine for students and faculty alike.
As a Latino immigrant and member of the LGBTQ community, Alvaro Tori, MD, associate dean for Diversity Affairs, is determined to increase diversity in the academic physician workforce—a core value and driver of IU School of Medicine’s institutional excellence—through the Academic Medicine Career Development Conference on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.
Christian C. Strachan, MD, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, has been selected by Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Health and IU Health Physicians to be the recipient of the 2020-21 Evans Fellow in Health Care Leadership.
Poonam Khurana, MD, is a leader with the Asian Pacific American Faculty and Staff Council, which supports educational, professional, social and cultural opportunities for faculty and staff members who identify as Asian-Americans.