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Smile Maker: Muncie emergency medicine physician launches 'Physicians for Wishes'

Emergency medicine physician Gregory Taylor launched the Physicians for Wishes YouTube channel to grant wishes for people with critical illnesses. Devin Loudy enjoyed a Lake Michigan vacation with his family as the first wish granted.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 22, 2023

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Bennie Porter at Long Hall

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

Laura Gates  |  Sep 20, 2023

Mariel Luna Hinojosa in cap and gown

'Mi doctorita': Medical resident fosters mentorship for Latinx community at IU School of Medicine

Mariel Luna Hinojosa, MD, is on a mission to have more Hispanic students become doctors--and to create supportive environments for them in academic medicine. Only

Laura Gates  |  Sep 18, 2023

Hugo and Alejandra Rodriguez in white coats

Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexican American siblings share what it means to become doctors

Siblings Alejandra and Hugo Rodriguez share the experiences that influenced their passions, leading both to pursue medical degrees at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 08, 2023

Maria Guarnizo Ortiz, MD and Eleazar Montalvan, MD speak at a media interview for the Indiana Latino Expo.

Providing a greater sense of home: IU residents start first Latinx Association for residents and fellows in the country

When Indiana University School of Medicine resident Eleazar Montalvan, MD, began his internal medicine residency program in 2021, he was excited to work with world-renowned

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 28, 2023

Department of Medicine Chair David Aronoff sits atop a wooden, box-like cajon drum in the lobby of the Simon Cancer Center as he plays with three other members of the band "the Crooked Finger Rhythm Review." The band includes a banjo player and two guitar players. Colorful artwork is displayed on the wall behind the band.

Department Chair finds rich connection in music, medicine

Perched atop a wooden cajón drum and tapping out a beat was David Aronoff, MD, the chair of the Department of Medicine and a physician-scientist

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Aug 24, 2023

Cristian Lasagna-Reeves speaks at AAIC

IU School of Medicine scientists produce world's 'most impactful' Alzheimer's research

Cristian Lasagna-Reeves, PhD, received an award at the 2023 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference for the “most impactful study published in Alzheimer’s research.” IU School of

Laura Gates  |  Jul 19, 2023

Peter Arnold headshot

The other side of the scalpel: Former pediatric patient joins urology residency at IU School of Medicine

Peter Arnold's experience with urology started as a child on the other side of the exam room door. Now Arnold is an intern in the

Laura Gates  |  Jul 10, 2023

Andrew Saykin, PsyD

Fighting Alzheimer's: Saykin leads team science initiatives to stop progression of dementia

Since joining IU School of Medicine, Andrew Saykin, PsyD, has received $53.6 million in NIH funding for research on Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders. He

Laura Gates  |  Jul 07, 2023

Orthopaedic Surgery faculty member Khusboo Desai, MD, MS, explains a bone repair technique to a student during IU's Perry Initiative outreach event in 2023.

IU has great success with first Perry Initiative

Fewer than 8 percent of the nation’s orthopaedic surgeons are women, but groups like The Perry Initiative work to boost that number by holding outreach

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 29, 2023