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Salem Padgett

Salem supports the Department of Pediatrics at IU School of Medicine as the Communication Generalist. She helps spread the word about the department through storytelling.

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Two Assistant Professors Awarded INAAP Awards

Each year the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (INAAP) accepts nominations for various awards. This year, two assistant professors in the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine were recognized as award recipients during the 2023 INAAP Pediatric CME Conference. Levi Funches, MD, BA was awarded the Dr. Chaniece Wallace Award for Advocacy and Equity, and Patrick Clements, MD was awarded the Edwin L. Gresham Award.

Salem Padgett  |  Sep 14, 2023

IUSM Pediatric Coordinators Defining the Future of Pediatric Medical Education

For over 25 years, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) has strived to ensure the health and well-being of all children by leading the advancement of pediatric medical education, developing a sustainable and diverse workforce, cultivating an inclusive learning environment and promoting educational innovation. The APPD Coordinators’ Section works to enhance graduate medical education within each program and promote communication among coordinators, program directors and the APPD membership. Three Indiana University School of Medicine Program Coordinators within the Department of Pediatrics are working toward advancing pediatric education forever.

Salem Padgett  |  Aug 24, 2023

From Third Year Resident to Indiana Poison Center Director

Gregory A. Wilson, MD was in the middle of his fellowship (today’s equivalent of being a third year resident) within the department of Pediatrics, when he noted Indiana needed a major change. In 1977, the Indiana Poison Center was housed in Wishard Hospital and the doctors on call only had a few books on toxicology and a microfiche system to answer the questions coming in. Wilson knew that something had to change in order to keep Indiana residents happy and healthy.

Salem Padgett  |  Jul 26, 2023

The Pulmonary Hypertension Program Receives PHA-Accreditation

Co-directors of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Gregory Montgomery, MD, and Michael Johansen, DO have received PHA-Accreditation 

Salem Padgett  |  Jun 01, 2023

Annual car seat safety event returns to Ivy Tech campus May 10

Free car seats available to families in need from Automotive Safety Program in the Department of Pediatrics

Salem Padgett  |  May 09, 2023