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Don’t miss the annual Regatta and IU School of Medicine barbecue


Come cheer on your IU School of Medicine classmates as they compete in the IUPUI Regatta.

IU School of Medicine students are fielding four teams in this year’s Regatta, a half-mile canoe race in the Downtown Indianapolis Canal. The event, including a free barbecue for the IU School of Medicine community, will be held Saturday, Sept. 21.

Representing IU School of Medicine are:

Team: Rhow-gam

Rowers: Stephanie Wilson, Payton Arnold, Alejandro Bolivar, Eamon Eccles, Alternate 1: Nick Polster, Alternate 2: Bryan Saldana

Team: Hippocratic Boat

Rowers: Emma Ross, Joey Wu, Daniel Cao, Lauren Bryant

Team: Ahoyvastatin

Rowers: Lifan Fan, Lexi Petrucciani, Alexi Christodoulides, Luke Brennan

Team: We have a hole in our boat!

Rowers: Nick Diggins, Adam Warrick, Cam Smock, Peter Leonard

The Regatta takes place from 10 am to 4 pm.

The IU School of Medicine offices of Medical Student Education and Faculty Affairs, Professional Department, and Diversity are co-hosting a barbecue for faculty and learners from 11 am to 1 pm at Military Park. This family-friendly event is full of food, games and friendly competition along with an opportunity to spent time with IU School of Medicine Dean Jay Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, and other school leaders. All learners and faculty members are encouraged to attend and enjoy the festivities.

For more information about the Regatta, including the event course and parking, visit the official Regatta website.

The views expressed in this content represent the perspective and opinions of the author and may or may not represent the position of Indiana University School of Medicine.

Karen Spataro

Director of Strategic Communications

Karen Spataro served as director of the Indiana University School of Medicine Office of Strategic Communications from 2018-2020. She is now the Chief Communications Officer at Riley Children's Foundation.