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Incoming OB-GYN resident helping others navigate careers in medicine as people of color

As a medical student, Maya Merriweather founded Melanin is the New Medicine, LLC, with the goal of increasing diversity in the field. She was pleased to have matched with IU for residency because the OB-GYN department offered a well-rounded program, with training in all aspects of care. She knows, once her training is done and she begins practicing on her own, she’ll be prepared to handle any situation.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 11, 2022

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Uchechukwu Emili

Diversity needed: IU School of Medicine graduate seeks to change demographics in medicine's least diverse specialty

Class of 2022 graduate Uchechukwu Emili is among five female IU School of Medicine students who matched into orthopedic surgery residency programs. As she begins

Laura Gates  |  May 09, 2022

Orientation 2022: Get involved during your first year of medical school

Not only can joining a group give students a break from rigorous studies, it can also help clarify purpose and help learners build skills that will benefit them throughout

IU School of Medicine  |  May 04, 2022

2022 Wellness Coalition at IU School of Medicine: Introduction and Updates

The IU School of Medicine Wellness Coalition started in the Fall of 2018. The group brought together existing student organizations who focused on student wellness.

Kristen Heath  |  Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Duong with students

Terre Haute medical students pursue personalized learning, supported by involved faculty

The first eight medical students started at IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute in 1971. The idea was to train new physicians on regional campuses throughout

Laura Gates  |  Apr 28, 2022

Orientation 2022: Meet the 2022 FYE Committee

Welcome Class of 2026! Meet your 2022 First Year Experience (FYE) Committee. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 28, 2022

Meet Medical Student Council President Faith Roberts

Faith Roberts is a rising fourth-year medical student at IU School of Medicine. She started her role as Medical Student Council (MSC) President in January

Megan Stephens  |  Apr 28, 2022

Mini Med School

Local high-schoolers experience ‘mini’ medical school with fourth-year students

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Society and the Faculty Community Relations Committee recently hosted a Mini-Medical School event on

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 27, 2022

Orientation 2022: Get to know our wellness champions in medical student education

Learning how to protect your well-being is an important part of training to become a physician. Get to know some of IU School of Medicine's

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 22, 2022

graphic shows impacts of climate change on human health. Sections include severe weather, air pollution, changes in vector ecology, increasing allergens, water quality impacts, water and food supply impacts, environmental degradation, and extreme heat.

Student-led project The Planetary Health Report Card draws attention to effects of climate on patient health and evaluates planetary health engagement trends at IU School of Medicine

Medical Students for a Sustainable Future (MS4SF) is a student interest group united around the intersection of climate and health. We are passionate about understanding

Medical Students for a Sustainable Future  |  Apr 22, 2022