Office of Strategic Communications

The IU School of Medicine Dean’s Office of Strategic Communications manages internal and external communications, including public and media relations, marketing and branding. The team also oversees and provides training and support for digital platforms, including the website, social channels, email messaging and more.

This office seeks to unify communications for IU School of Medicine and deliver clear, consistent messages at a statewide level for all core audiences, including current and prospective faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors, community members and industry partners.

Interview an IU School of Medicine Expert

News media can schedule an interview with an IU School of Medicine faculty member by contacting Christina Griffiths, communications coordinator, by phone at 317-671-3114 or by email with the link below.

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Branding

Visual identity standards and guidelines apply to all IU School of Medicine departments, campuses and programs.
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Media Relations

The Office of Strategic Communications arranges interviews and facilitates other media exposure opportunities for the School’s medical education and research experts.
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Website

To report a problem or request an update for the school's website, please submit a ticket using the Web Update Request Form.
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News and Attributes of IU School of Medicine

IU School of Medicine is consistently improving its education, research and clinical care programs to create an increasingly positive and productive working and learning environment. To get an inside look at day-to-day life at IU School of Medicine, prospective faculty, students, collaborators and other audiences can explore the blogs hub and subscribe to specific channels of interest.

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Communications Initiatives

  • Media Relations
    The IU School of Medicine Office of Strategic Communications manages media relations for the School and shares announcements, arranges interviews and facilitates other work with news media and the School’s medical education and research experts. Media should contact Christina Griffiths, communications coordinator, Office of Strategic Communications, IU School of Medicine.
  • Website
    The Dean’s Office of Strategic Communications at IU School of Medicine recently consolidated legacy websites representing the school to improve content discovery and user experience for audiences seeking information about the school’s work and offerings. To further advance the digital user experience, the team is now working on a website upgrade initiative that includes a new content management system, design updates, new internal user tools, and updates to on-page content and information architecture. This work has begun and is expected to be complete in 1Q20.

    To request updates to website content, please submit a Web Update Request Form.

  • Visual Media Services
    As part of the Office of Strategic Communications, the Visual Media team provides graphic design, medical illustration, photography, and poster production services.
  • Social Media
    The Office of Strategic Communications manages the school-level social media accounts:

     

  • Internal Communications
    The Office of Strategic Communications oversees schoolwide internal communications, including InScope, the School’s internal weekly newsletter, and MedTV, an internal digital signage system. To improve communications and make schoolwide information easily accessible on a centralized digital platform, the Office of Strategic Communications initiated and oversaw the production of IU School of Medicine’s first limited-scope intranet, MedNet.
  • Brand Compliance
    The Office of Strategic Communications provides resources that enable consistency in digital, print and promotional materials that support the IU School of Medicine brand. These guidelines and resources are detailed in the IU School of Medicine Identity and Style Guide.

Request Website Update

To report a problem or update request for the IU School of Medicine website, please use the form to provide a description of the update needed and the URL for the affected page.

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