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Department of Medicine

Advancing research and patient outcomes while training the next generation of leaders in internal medicine

The Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine consists of ten internal medicine specialty divisions. An accomplished team of physician educators trains highly skilled, compassionate generalists and specialists to be the future leaders in clinical practice, research and academia.
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The Department of Medicine values broad-based training of students, residents and postdoctoral candidates to fulfill local, state, national and international needs for health care providers in general and specialty fields of internal medicine.
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An interdisciplinary approach to science is emphasized within this department, as faculty and trainees are committed to the advancement of internal medicine practice through cutting-edge research and clinical trials to discover new, advanced therapies for patients and the field.
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Clinical Care

Faculty and students deliver high-quality patient-centered care to a diverse population in the areas of preventative and interventional care. Optimal patient outcomes are achieved through interdisciplinary efforts among faculty providers, clinical and support staff, and the patient.
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Our Core Mission

We are an inclusive academic community that provides exceptional care and service, conducts transformative research, and excels in education to advance health in Indiana and beyond.
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The Beat

Tuan M. Tran, MD, PhD, is working to eliminate malaria

Tran was recently awarded an R01 to evaluate the role of a specific host protein in malaria, which may lead to revolutionary new treatments.

Hannah Calkins  |  Mar 26, 2021

Upcoming Events

22 Oct

Oct 22 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Medicine Grand Rounds

Presenters: Megan Palmer, MD, Alvaro Tori, MD, and Zeina Nabhan, MD
IU School of Medicine

Topic: Upstander Intervention Workshop, 90 Minutes

29 Oct

Oct 29 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Medicine Grand Rounds
Presenter: Lauren Nephew, MD
IU School of Medicine

Emerson Hall

29 Oct

Oct 29 1:00pm

Women in Medicine
Women in Medicine meetings are open to woman-identified individuals in the Dept. of Medicine.


900 Faculty
10 Specialty Divisions
20 Active Research Centers

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