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Donor matches are made by IU Surgery resident Jackson Baril MD

When Indiana University School of Medicine general surgery resident, Jackson Baril, MD, was in college at University of Minnesota, he encountered a couple life-changing experiences: he registered for Be the Match to donate peripheral blood stem cells and decided to donate a kidney. 

The journey began innocently enough, as there was someone on campus to encourage people to sign up to donate bone marrow. And in a tissue engineering class, he learned about the need for organs. 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Nov 30, 2022

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Pictured left to right: Angela Chen, MD, Burcin Ekser, MD, Yujin Park, MD and Kevin Lopez.

IU Surgery residents gain valuable lessons to take back to Operating Room

The Department of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine offers optional research years to surgery residents that range from translational sciences to global

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Jul 26, 2022

Surgical team tests wearable sensors to measure teamwork in simulation exercise.

IU Medicine and Purdue use AHRQ grant to explore how wearable sensors can enhance surgical team performance

Investigators from Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Surgery in Indianapolis and Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering at West Lafayette are researching how

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Jul 08, 2022

Brain Tumor Specialists Host Q&A Session for Patients and Caregivers

In recognition of Brain Tumor Awareness Month, four IU School of Medicine brain tumor specialists hosted “Go Gray in May,” a virtual question and answer

Glenda Shaw  |  May 25, 2022

Pictured left to right: Brianne Nickel, MA, C-TAGME and Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

Stefanidis and Nickel provide national leadership in surgical education

Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, vice chair of education in the Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Brianne Nickel, MA,

Angie Antonopoulos  |  May 17, 2022

Pictured left to right are General Surgery residents Elizabeth Huffman, MD, PGY 4, Angela Chen, MD, PGY 4 and Zainab Faiza, MD, PGY 2, who were among 19 physicians selected for induction into the AOA who are currently training in graduate medical programs at the IU School of Medicine.

IU surgeons inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Four Department of Surgery physicians were recently inducted into the 2022 Class of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. This year's inductees included Jonathan

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Apr 20, 2022

Al Hassanein, MD

Hassanein receives scientific research grant designed to overcome COVID disruptions

Research scientists and those with dependents were significantly impacted by COVID-19 – spending roughly 40 percent less time on studies. To address this challenge, the

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Apr 12, 2022

Burcin Ekser, MD, PhD, Division of Transplant Surgery

Burcin Ekser MD, PhD, receives ASTS Rising Stars in Transplant Surgery Award

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons recently recognized Burcin Ekser, MD, PhD, associate professor of surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Jan 21, 2022

Teresa Jones, MD, NIDDK

NIH leader joins first offsite Diabetic Foot Consortium meeting at Indiana University

The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering recently hosted the first offsite meeting for the Diabetic Foot Consortium at the IU Health Neuroscience Center.

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Nov 16, 2021

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, named to the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents

Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, was elected to The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents at its annual meeting in October.

Glenda Shaw  |  Nov 15, 2021