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Health disparity research award honors legacy of Chaniece Wallace, MD

Angela Amaniampong, DO, and Ruby Benn, MD, carry mentor's legacy forward as 2022 recipients of the Dr. Chaniece Wallace Health Care Disparity Research Award.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 27, 2022


A mom of nine children, ages 8 to 20, Sarah Merrill earned her MD from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Phoenix and is now beginning a seven-year residency program in neurological surgery at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 22, 2022

Richard Brown champions diversity initiatives at IU School of Medicine

Richard Brown has found a place where his passions for social justice and organizational leadership align in his role as assistant director for diversity initiatives at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 17, 2022

Meet Bennie Porter

See the growth of IU School of Medicine through the eyes of longtime employee and campus neighbor Bennie Porter, who has worked at Long Hall for 51 years.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 01, 2022

Free diagnostic event returns

See, Test and Treat event will return to Indianapolis to provide essential medical services to dozens of patients, free of charge, with grant funding from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation.

Pride Month: Why IU School of Medicine marches in the Indy Pride Parade

The Indy Pride Festival kicks off June 11 with the Indy Pride Parade, and an enthusiastic delegation from Indiana University School of Medicine will be participating.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 27, 2022

Resilient IU medical resident a fierce advocate for equity and inclusion

Neurodevelopmental disabilities resident Kristin Fauntleroy-Love, MBBS, MHA, is an advocate for minority patients and patients with disabilities. She shares the challenges she's overcome while pursuing her dream career in medicine.

Laura Gates  |  May 18, 2022

Incoming OB-GYN resident helping others navigate careers in medicine as people of color

As a medical student, Maya Merriweather founded Melanin is the New Medicine, LLC, with the goal of increasing diversity in the field. She was pleased to have matched with IU for residency because the OB-GYN department offered a well-rounded program, with training in all aspects of care. She knows, once her training is done and she begins practicing on her own, she’ll be prepared to handle any situation.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 11, 2022

Moms in Medicine

IU School of Medicine has many outstanding MD and PhD moms who achieve excellence in both career and family life. It isn’t always easy, but they manage with grace—and plenty of support. Here are some lessons learned from moms in medicine.

Laura Gates  |  May 05, 2022

Terre Haute medical students pursue personalized learning, supported by involved faculty

The first eight medical students started at IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute in 1971. The idea was to train new physicians on regional campuses throughout the state and keep them there to practice. And it’s working.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 28, 2022