As assistant director for diversity initiatives at IU School of Medicine, Richard Brown’s vision is for every member of the school community to do their part to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.
As grocery stores, churches, schools—everyday places—are instantly transformed into hate-filled battlefields, we want the School of Medicine to be a place that is safe, diverse, welcoming and supportive of all.
Central to the Honor Code are the core values of the School of Medicine--excellence, respect, integrity, diversity and cooperation. As Dana Mitchell completes her studies at IU School of Medicine, her spirit of EXCELLENCE is a shining example of the very best in medicine.
Against a backdrop of over 100,000 Americans dying of COVID-19—many from underserved populations—the killings of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, George Floyd in Minnesota and other heartbreaking events highlight the depth of the racial inequalities and injustices that persist throughout our society.
In these unprecedented times, thank you for your dedication and resiliency. The people of IU School of Medicine have always stepped up to face big challenges. Together as a school, I am confident we will continue that proud tradition once again. That responsibility is now more important than ever.
This past summer, my wife Robin and I made the long trip back to Eldoret, Kenya. There — a five-hour drive from Nairobi and a world away from Indianapolis — I found myself re-reading a sign I first encountered several years ago. Outside the Riley Mother and Baby Hospital — which delivers more than 12,000 […]