Aaron Carroll holds up his hands while recording his youtube show

Trusted Voice of Reason

Aaron Carroll shows up seemingly everywhere—blogs, podcasts and TV—helping the public grapple with evolving news as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds. 

Portrait of Patricia Treadwell, MD.

'Effecting True Change'

Bobby King - Nov. 10, 2020


Portrait of Wade Clapp, MD

Healer, Mentor, Researcher, Leader

Matthew Harris - Nov. 10, 2020


A child rests in an iron lung.

A Tale of Two Viruses

Daly Walker - Oct 16, 2020



Ben Higgins works as a contact tracer.

Fall 2020

Points of Contact

Slowing coronavirus requires more than robust testing. It takes a team of contact tracers to connect with people who test positive—one where IU School of Medicine's expertise in global health is crucial.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Composite image of medical students

Fall 2020

Donning Scrubs Instead of Gowns

This spring, more than 120 medical students offered to graduate early and join the frontline of a health care system grappling with a surge of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. For those who served, their experiences in the clinic provided lasting lessons.

Bobby King  |  Nov 11, 2020

Portrait of Matt Rutz, MD

Fall 2020

How to Fight Isolation

Every person facing COVID-19—patients, families, and physicians—find themselves isolated to some degree. Shrinking the psychological distance is vital.

Matt Rutz  |  Nov 10, 2020


The Institutes

Portrait of Kelvin Lee, MD

Fall 2020

Bold is Better for Kelvin Lee

The new head of IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center was enticed by goals to cure triple-negative breast cancer, pediatric sarcoma, and multiple myeloma.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 2020

Portrait of Bruce Lamb and Alan Palkowitz

Fall 2020

The Search

Over the last 25 years, hundreds of clinical trials for drugs treating Alzheimer’s disease have failed. As the field takes stock, a team at IU School of Medicine hunts for new targets—and hope for patients.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Portrait of Subha Raman, MD.

Fall 2020

Putting Her Spin on Heart Health

To Subha Raman, aligning the strengths of IU School of Medicine and IU Health can produce innovative care.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Previous Issue

Rafat Abonour riding his bicycle

Spring 2020

Going the Extra Mile

Rafat Abonour’s commitment to curing multiple myeloma is unwavering. Each year, he leads a ride for a cure—a ritual that binds him closer to the patients he has lost and those he is trying to save.

Bobby King  |  Apr 08, 2020

students look intent during anatomy lab

Spring 2020

Body of Knowledge

Technology is rapidly changing the way future physicians are trained. Yet a defining course—and its lessons on life and death—remains a constant: Human Anatomy.

Matthew Harris  |  Apr 08, 2020

A resident practices communications skills during a session of IU Talk.

Spring 2020

The Art of Hard Conversation

IU Talk teaches physicians how to listen and guide their patients when delivering bad news. 

Chelsea McClellan  |  Apr 08, 2020

A group portrait of members of the 32nd General Hospital.

Spring 2020

Answering the Call

IU School of Medicine has risen to the occasion before in a time of uncertainty. Its faculty ran an army hospital and saw combat's grim toll up close during World War II.

Matthew Harris  |  Apr 15, 2020