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State of Medicine

Fifty years ago, Indiana was short on physicians. Cities pitched ideas for a new medical school. In response, IU School of Medicine devised an innovative solution—regional campuses.

Matthew Harris  |  May 28, 2021

Origin Stories: 50 Years of Regional Campuses

Since their creation in the early '70s, IU School of Medicine's eight regional campuses have each gone from fledgling outposts offering first-year courses to full-blown four-year institutions with distinct identities. 

Matthew Harris  |  May 28, 2021

The Problem Solver

From his days at IU School of Medicine to leading the nation’s largest research hospital, James Gilman has spent his career overcoming obstacles to offer care.

Chelsea McClellan  |  May 21, 2021

Tinker, Healer, Teacher, Researcher

Trained as an engineer, Kenneth Haselby's mental dexterity helped him become an adept anesthesiologist, thoughtful mentor to residents,  and a crucial member of Cook Medical's research and development arm. 

Chelsea McClellan  |  Jan 19, 2021

Sober Analysis

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

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 11, 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

A Tale of Two Viruses

Daly Walker was struck by polio when he was a boy. Today, he compares America’s response to polio in the 1950s with COVID-19 today.

Daly Walker  |  Oct 16, 2020

Gracious Hosts

Indiana University School of Medicine connects alumni with students doing residency interviews in their area, helping students save money on lodging and forge connections during a stressful process.

Chelsea McClellan  |  May 28, 2020

Preserving the Public's Health

They preach social distancing, field calls from anxious business owners and help nursing homes track down protective equipment. For some IU School of Medicine graduates, this is what life looks like leading a local health department during a pandemic. 

Bobby King  |  May 13, 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