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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

Trusted Voice of Reason

Aaron Carroll is seemingly everywhere—blogs, pods and TV—helping the public grapple with evolving information as the pandemic unfolds.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 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

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

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

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

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

'It Was A Call of Duty'

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 100 students from IU School of Medicine graduated early to help Indiana mount a response. 

Bobby King  |  Apr 29, 2020

Helping Babies to a Healthy Start

With a dozen community health workers, the WeCare program assists at-risk mothers in Indianapolis navigate pregnancy—and hopes the model could lower Indiana’s infant mortality rate.