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'I'm proud of the school for stepping up'

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  |  Jul 10, 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.