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2024 Physician Mentor of the Year supports well-being of medical students in Evansville

Dr. Maria Del Rio-Hoover was named the 2024 IU School of Medicine Physician Mentor of the Year. Physician mentors provide ongoing support for medical students throughout their four-year journey at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  May 22, 2024

Meet Tamika Dawson-Knox, MD: Former student now leads medical school pipeline program

Tamika Dawson-Knox leads the Master of Science in Medical Science program, which she passed through 25 years ago on her way to becoming an MD.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 23, 2024

LAMP: 20 years of developing leaders in academic medicine

For 20 years, LAMP has been training new faculty to become leaders at IU School of Medicine, making them more likely to get promotions, stay at the institution and take on leadership roles.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 29, 2023

Department brings Perry Initiative to IU

Erika Daley, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, is hoping to pass these assurances along to a new generation of girls as she and other female orthopaedic surgeons at IU bring The Perry Initiative to Indianapolis.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 11, 2023

Match Day 2023: OB-GYN welcomes 10 new learners

Ten medical students matched into the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program on Friday, March 17. These students will join the department for training this summer.

2023 Physician Mentor of the Year offers holistic support to first-year medical students

Jonathan D. Walker, MD, has been an adjunct clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne for 26 years. Walker has been named the 2023 Physician Mentor of the Year, nominated by all four of the first-year medical students he is currently mentoring.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 18, 2023

Survey shows success of trauma fellowship

Graduates of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Trauma fellowship overwhelmingly agree that the education they received prepared them to handle the demands of working in a Level 1 trauma center and made them more effective researchers.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Apr 04, 2023

First cohort enters Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest

Medical students in the Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest benefit from the statewide MD curriculum offered at all campuses with an added emphasis on social determinants of health and elevating diversity, equity and inclusion in the context of urban, underserved patient populations.

Laura Gates  |  Jan 12, 2023

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

Stefanidis and Nickel provide national leadership in surgical education

Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, vice chair of education in the Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Brianne Nickel, MA, C-TAGME, clinical education leader within the department, recently began their terms as presidents of national surgical education associations. Dr. Stefanidis is the current president of the Association for Surgical Education and Nickel is the president of the Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery. Both will serve as presidents for a one-year term. 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  May 17, 2022