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Dr. Patricia Treadwell named Special Advisor to the Dean, Chief Diversity Officer

In this new role, Dr. Patricia Treadwell will serve as a critical advisor to the dean on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion spanning all of the school’s mission areas.

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Jun 16, 2020

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at IU School of 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

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Jun 01, 2020

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Did you miss the All-School Meeting?

While the novel coronavirus has redirected our priorities in recent months, there are many other noteworthy accomplishments of the past year.

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  May 06, 2020

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Standing together through COVID-19

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

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Mar 16, 2020

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Celebrating three decades of global health leadership and announcing our next director

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

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Feb 03, 2020


Big shoes to fill

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

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Sep 26, 2019


Pride in our LGBTQ health care leadership

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

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Jun 13, 2019

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Dean Hess highlights initiatives to prepare healers, transform health and improve outcomes for Hoosiers

Dean Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, updated the IU School of Medicine community about efforts to continuously strengthen the school’s research and education programs

Karen Spataro  |  May 01, 2019


From near-worst to first?

Dear Colleagues, Have you ever taken a moment to read our vision statement? It says, “IU School of Medicine will lead the transformation of health care

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Feb 28, 2019


Announcing Scholarly Concentrations: They’re Not Just Academic

Dear Colleagues, One of our obligations as a medical school—and a priority of our strategic plan—is to maximize the success of our learners. Certainly, that

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Jan 18, 2019