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Let's Do What We've Got to Do

Eamon Eccles faced his own mortality as a cancer patient. It taught the future physician a few things about empathy.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 19, 2021

Building Better Surgeons

Surgeons traditionally learned their craft with a scalpel in hand in a pressure-packed operating room. Gary Dunnington, MD, envisioned a better way, starting a movement to improve training.

Bobby King  |  Nov 04, 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

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

Aspirational Address

Plans for a new campus in Indianapolis reflect ambitions for a state-of-the-art learning community and world-class academic health center.

Bobby King  |  May 26, 2021

A Little Elbow Room

The new medical science building in Bloomington balances flexibility, practicality and community for medical students and those from other health professions.

Bobby King  |  May 19, 2021

'He always wanted to know you as a person'

Over his three decades at IU School of Medicine, Jack Bauer provided steady mentorship to graduate students. Now, a fund created by the former chair for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will help that spirit live on.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 17, 2021

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

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

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