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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

The Freedom to Thrive

The daughter of immigrants and a former Navy medic, Guadalupe Jimenez pursues her calling at IU School of Medicine.

Bobby King  |  Nov 11, 2020

Sober Analysis

An IU professor’s clunky device tackled a new problem at the end of Prohibition: drunk driving.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 11, 2020

Tweaks Keep the Pipeline Open

Training the next generation of healers during a pandemic can be a daunting task, but IU School of Medicine found ways to adapt.

Bobby King  |  Nov 11, 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

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

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

Healer, Mentor, Researcher, Leader

Wade Clapp helped discover treatments for a rare genetic disorder and paved a path for future physician-scientists.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

'Effecting True Change'

In the past, IU School of Medicine’s approach to diversity has been fraught. Now, Patricia Treadwell is helping tackle those issues.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 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