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First-generation medical students gain support network at IU School of Medicine

The First Generation Committee at IU School of Medicine aims to foster a network of medical students, faculty and staff who identify as first-generation, meaning their parents did not have college degrees.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 03, 2021

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In Their Words: Medical students share value of Scholarly Concentrations

Hear from IU School of Medicine students across the state who share their experiences in these Scholarly Concentrations: Urban Medicine and Health Care Disparities, Medical

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 29, 2021

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Celebrating Excellence: IU School of Medicine student solves her own mystery illness

In 2019, Dana Mitchell, a fourth-year medical student at IU School of Medicine, was diagnosed with autoimmune encephalitis—a brain inflammation that wreaks neurological havoc. In

Laura Gates  |  Oct 26, 2021

Meet the cohort: Students from Northern Ireland will spend a year studying in IU laboratories

Meet the 2021 cohort of visiting graduate students from Northern Ireland's Ulster University. The group will work in IU School of Medicine laboratories for 12

Sara Buckallew  |  Oct 18, 2021

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IU School of Medicine celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: Hurricane thrusts med student onto new path

Second-year medical student Doriann Alcaide Amador shares how Hurricane Maria redirected her from Puerto Rico to New York and, ultimately, to Indiana University School of

Laura Gates  |  Oct 13, 2021

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IU School of Medicine celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Medical Student Association president shares immigration experiences

Fourth-year medical student Alejandro Bolivar shares his experiences immigrating from Venezuela and finding his "familia" at Indiana University School of Medicine. This is the second installment in

Laura Gates  |  Oct 08, 2021

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MedSTAR fellowship fuels Indiana University medical student’s passion for research

Indiana University School of Medicine–Evansville student Emily Iannopollo, Class of 2023, is the first student at her campus to complete the MedSTAR fellowship. The research

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 07, 2021

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IU School of Medicine celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: MD student learns resilience from her Puerto Rican family

For Rebecca Zapf-Pedraza, Class of 2022, resilience has been passed down through the generations. This is the first installment in a series of blog posts

Laura Gates  |  Sep 30, 2021

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Experience an empowering space for LGBTQ+ STEM students with Graduate Out in STEM

Cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership and advocacy is the mission of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM) Incorporated, a national

Jordan Lapsley  |  Aug 12, 2021

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Passing the Torch: Alumni advice for new med students

More than 100 alumni shared why they love IU School of Medicine and provided advice for the incoming class of 2025.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 21, 2021