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Family Medicine residents redeployed to Methodist Hospital COVID units

Nearly 40 percent of IU’s family medicine residents have been redeployed to COVID units at Methodist Hospital as case numbers surge from the omicron variant.

Laura Gates  |  Jan 14, 2022

Physician mentors offer support and wisdom to first-year medical students

Every first-year IU School of Medicine student is assigned to a physician mentor who serves as a positive role model and support person. Many physician mentors open their homes and lives to build authentic relationship.

Laura Gates  |  Dec 21, 2021

Spirituality in Medicine | Judaism

Many healthcare practices employ an interdisciplinary care team to provide holistic care for their patients. As a member of one of these teams, Rabbi Justin Kerber, a board-certified staff chaplain and rabbi at Congregation Beth Shalom, provides insight on spiritual care for Jewish patients.

Jordan Lapsley  |  Dec 20, 2021

Fort Wayne medical students feel supported while engaging in diverse clinical experiences

Students at IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne enjoy one-on-one attention from faculty along with clinical experiences ranging from big hospitals to community clinics for the underserved

Laura Gates  |  Dec 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne marks 40 years of training future physicians in northeast Indiana

IU School of Medicine celebrates 50 years of the regional campus system: The medical education program in Fort Wayne began with just four students. Today there are about 90 medical students at IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne.

Laura Gates  |  Dec 14, 2021

Check out IU School of Medicine's top stories of 2021

In 2021, IU School of Medicine received record NIH funding and built upon its commitment to prepare healers, conduct innovative medical research and transform health for patients in Indiana and beyond.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 10, 2021

Meet Executive Recruiting Specialist Crissy Quenichet

As an executive recruiting specialist at IU School of Medicine, Crissy Quenichet is one of the first people candidates interact with and one of the last people they see when visiting the medical school for interviews. Quenichet exemplifies the core values of excellence, respect, integrity, diversity and cooperation.

Laura Gates  |  Dec 08, 2021

Treating the Whole Person: Compassionate Care this Holiday Season

As religious and cultural holidays approach, providers can be mindful to offer spiritual and compassionate care to patients. This type of care focuses on a patient's spiritual wellbeing by connecting them to spiritual traditions, rituals and practices as they experience a health crisis. To provide insight into this topic of spiritual care, three IU Health Chaplains, Reverend Donald Stikeleather, Rabbi Justin Kerber and Reverend Anastasia Holman, offer advice for health care providers to help their patients feel spiritually connected and supported this holiday season, especially amid rising COVID-19 hospitalizations.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 30, 2021

IU School of Medicine professor's mission: End Lung Cancer Now

Nasser Hanna, MD, is spearheading an awareness and advocacy initiative called End Lung Cancer Now to dramatically decrease cancer deaths in Indiana.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 15, 2021

First-generation medical students gain support network at IU School of Medicine

The First Generation Committee at IU School of Medicine aims to foster a network of medical students, faculty and staff who identify as first-generation, meaning their parents did not have college degrees.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 03, 2021