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IU School of Medicine awarded $1.25 million for increasing graduate student diversity

A new $1.25 million grant will go toward providing new opportunities for graduate students typically underrepresented in biomedical science.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 30, 2023

IU School of Medicine names first executive associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Chemen M. Neal, MD the inaugural executive associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice and chief diversity officer.

IU School of Medicine awarded over $5 million to improve clinical training experiences and community health research

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers were recently awarded an additional $5.4 million grant to improve classroom and clinical learning experiences for medical students to learn more about community health, with a special focus on underserved populations.

New study from IU researchers finds strong association between the race of fellowship directors and the racial demographics of their programs

In a novel analysis of 9,153 first-year fellows and 243 program directors, a team of researchers led by Ankur Kalra, MD of Indiana University School of Medicine have uncovered compelling trends in the demographics of cardiovascular disease fellowship programs.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 23, 2022

Translational research leader spearheads effort to change kidney function calculation to remove racial variables

After a year of work to bring balance to an equation that measures kidney function by removing racial variables, Sharon Moe, MD, associate dean for clinical and translational medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology for Indiana University School of Medicine, is celebrating a nationally adopted change in how the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is being calculated to improve patient lives.

IU School of Medicine to provide laptops to all first-year medical students

First-year medical students joining Indiana University School of Medicine in the fall of 2022 will be provided with new laptops for the duration of their training program.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 30, 2022

IU School of Medicine to host 5th annual LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference

Indiana University School of Medicine will soon host its 5th annual LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference, a three-day event designed for health care professionals, learners, researchers, patients, community organizations and interested community members seeking to understand the unique health care practices and needs within the LGBTQ+ population.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 03, 2022

IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center names its first associate director of diversity, equity and inclusion

The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has named Antwione Haywood, PhD, its associate director of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Haywood is the first person to hold the chief diversity officer position at the cancer center. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 18, 2021

IU receives grant aimed at enhancing curricular coverage of care for underserved

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers were recently awarded a $5.1 million supplemental grant from the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the Primary Care Reaffirmation for Indiana Medical Education (PRIME) program.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 30, 2021