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Bilimoria brings energy and excitement to IU Surgery

There is an energy permeating through the Department of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine, with a new leader bringing an ambitious vision for how to advance an already strong department. Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS, FACS, became the eighth chair of the Department of Surgery in September, succeeding Gary Dunnington, M.D. 

Bilimoria, the Jay L. Grosfeld Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, is not new to IU. He graduated from IU School of Medicine in 2003 and has become a nationally revered physician-scientist in health care quality, innovation and policy. 

 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Dec 07, 2022

IU-trained physicians lead public health improvements across Indiana

Many IU School of Medicine alumni are working to improve public health in Indiana by serving as local health officers and contributing to the Governor’s Public Health Commission report, which calls for major public health system improvements.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 06, 2022

Otolaryngology alumni continue practice of collaboration

The Department of Otolaryngology has a longstanding history of its residents placing into nationally recognized fellowship programs and hospitals. Most residents—about 60%—enter fellowship programs. The rest go straight to work in hospitals and private practices. And about half of the residents practice academic medicine.

Ben Middelkamp  |  Apr 28, 2022

IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute: Training the next generation of rural physicians

In 1971, the first eight medical students started at IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute. Today two-thirds of Terre Haute's medical students are on the rural health track—unique to this campus.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 27, 2022

IU School of Medicine-South Bend: Developing justice-minded physician leaders

South Bend medical students are passionate about equity, social justice, service and climate health. 

Laura Gates  |  Mar 30, 2022

Advance your career in academic medicine with PLUS

The Program to Launch Underrepresented in Medicine Success (PLUS) at Indiana University School of Medicine is designed to support the career development of faculty who come from backgrounds that are underrepresented in academic medicine (URiM). Launched in 2018, PLUS helps promote and retain high-talent faculty from minoritized and historically marginalized backgrounds, who have the expertise and skills to become the next generation of leaders in academic medicine and health research.

Jordan Lapsley  |  Mar 30, 2022

IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette students build life-changing relationships with faculty, peers and community

IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette stands out for its partnership with Purdue University, a draw for medical students who want to add studies in biomedical engineering, engage in interdisciplinary research or study the care of Hispanic/Latino patients.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 17, 2022

50 years of collaboration: IU and Purdue team up to train new physicians in West Lafayette

Despite their early differences, IU and Purdue have been partners in medical education since the 1960s. The relationship has produced hundreds of new physicians over the last 50 years.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 16, 2022

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