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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

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Lana Dbeibo and Nabil Adra with their children

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

Laura Gates  |  May 05, 2022

Dr. Duong with students

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

Laura Gates  |  Apr 28, 2022

Mini Med School

Local high-schoolers experience ‘mini’ medical school with fourth-year students

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Society and the Faculty Community Relations Committee recently hosted a Mini-Medical School event on

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 27, 2022

IUSM Terre Haute facility-Landsbaum Center for Health Sciences

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

Laura Gates  |  Apr 27, 2022

Michael Yurkanin

2022 Physician Mentor of the Year encourages Fort Wayne medical students: ‘You’ll make it’

Fort Wayne anesthesiologist Michael Yurkanin, MD, has been named IU School of Medicine’s 2022 Physician Mentor of the Year. 

Laura Gates  |  Apr 20, 2022

OBGYN PREGMED Fellowship

Study: Treating preexisting high blood pressure in pregnancy improves maternal and fetal outcomes

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine – and co-authored by a faculty member in the Indiana University School of Medicine

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 07, 2022

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Ramadan: The Muslim Holy Month

Ramadan is considered the holiest month of the year for Muslims. This month-long celebration commemorates Allah, the Arabic name for God, giving the first verses

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 31, 2022

Orthopaedic surgery residency program sees record number of female matches

A record number of female physicians matched into the orthopaedic surgery residency program at Indiana University School of Medicine following Match Day 2022.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 31, 2022

IUSM South Bend students

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