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'Mi doctorita': Medical resident fosters mentorship for Latinx community at IU School of Medicine

Mariel Luna Hinojosa, MD, is on a mission to have more Hispanic students become doctors--and to create supportive environments for them in academic medicine. Only 6% of U.S. physicians are Hispanic, and just 2.4% are Latina.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 18, 2023

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Hugo and Alejandra Rodriguez in white coats

Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexican American siblings share what it means to become doctors

Siblings Alejandra and Hugo Rodriguez share the experiences that influenced their passions, leading both to pursue medical degrees at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 08, 2023

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Global Health Simulation Trains Pediatricians to Better Care for Patients

Your patient is a 15-year-old Burmese female adolescent who came in alone for her well-child check. She speaks Hakha Chin and an interpreter is needed.

Debbie Ungar  |  Aug 30, 2023

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The other side of the scalpel: Former pediatric patient joins urology residency at IU School of Medicine

Peter Arnold's experience with urology started as a child on the other side of the exam room door. Now Arnold is an intern in the

Laura Gates  |  Jul 10, 2023

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IU School of Medicine Residents Complete Global Health Pathway

Fourteen IU School of Medicine residents completed the requirements for the interdisciplinary Global Health Pathway (formerly residency track) and received certificates from the IU Center

Debbie Ungar  |  Jun 27, 2023

Megan McHenry with global health colleagues at the IBJ Forty Under 40 event

Walk together: McHenry leads reciprocal innovation in Kenya, Indiana

Megan McHenry, MD, director of pediatric global health education at IU School of Medicine, was named to the IBJ 2023 Forty Under 40. McHenry collaborates

Laura Gates  |  Jun 06, 2023

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Residents Join Global Health Pathway to Eliminate Health Inequities

The life and medical experiences of residents in the Global Health Pathway are varied, but they share a desire to improve care for people in

Debbie Ungar  |  May 18, 2023

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AMPATH Kenya Partnership Makes an Impact on Indiana Healthcare Leaders

Earlier this month, five Indiana health leaders made their first visit to Kenya to see for themselves what makes the AMPATH collaboration so special. 

Debbie Ungar  |  Mar 28, 2023

Mid-section portrait of unrecognizable woman during last months of pregnancy holding her big belly gently standing against wall in blue room

Researchers debate inclusion of pregnant, chestfeeding people in clinical trials

Last summer, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation convened a workshop to discuss the “barriers and

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 15, 2023

Bilal Jawed and Kenyan medical students

Match Day from Kenya: IU medical students bring global health experience into residency

For eight members of the IU School of Medicine Class of 2023, Match Day will be experienced from Eldoret, Kenya, where they are on medical

Laura Gates  |  Mar 13, 2023