Weekly Features


  • Ice bucket challenge

    Watch IUSM administrators and students take on the online phenomenon that's so far raised more than $94 million for ALS research.

  • White coat ceremony

    Rite of passage

    At Friday's White Coat Ceremony, over 350 men and women embarked on a four-year journey that will culminate with a medical degree from the IU School of Medicine.

  • Join the club

    IU School of Medicine students are supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis through volunteerism and fundraisers, including the first IUSM Golf Outing on Aug. 10.

  • Eat for a cause

    Indianapolis food trucks are providing convenient and tasty meals for the IUSM community and raising money for research and patient care at Riley Hospital for Children.

  • Women in science

    A new summer internship program -- championed by the IUSM Biomedical Gateway Program and IUPUI Women in Science -- aims to encourage more women to pursue careers in the sciences, especially academic research and medicine.

  • Doctor Camp

    Doctor Camp

    Local middle and high school students got a glimpse of what it's like to be a physician with hands-on activities and lessons from medical students at two IU School of Medicine events: Doctor Camp and Camp Medical Detectives.

  • Cleaning the sculpture

    A deep clean

    The only company in the world certified to restore the works of artist Dale Chihuly recently paid a visit to the IU School of Medicine to meticulously clean the "DNA Tower" glass sculpture in the atrium of the VanNuys Medical Science Building.

  • IUSM graduates

    Commencement 2014

    The IU School of Medicine celebrated another year with its 45th commencement ceremony as well as a senior banquet and awards ceremony.

  • Chuckstrong


    More than 500 people, including IUSM faculty and staff, helped raise $632,000 for cancer research at the IU Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center at the second annual Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala.

  • A new clinic in South Bend

    The Navari Student Outreach Clinic at IUSM-South Bend welcomed its first patients on April 26.

  • Shave the date

    Hair-razing fun

    The third annual Shave the Date carnival raised about $2,500 to support the Annique Wilson-Weekes Scholarship of Excellence.

  • Evening of the Arts

    Artful evenings

    Medical students showed off their artistic sides at the IUSM Orchestra's spring concert and the 23rd annual Evening of the Arts.

  • Spring house calls

    Spring cleaning

    Medical students helped nearly 30 residents plant, mulch and landscape at their homes at the 19th annual Spring House Calls event.

  • Hunger Banquet

    Hunger Banquet

    About 150 medical students, faculty, staff and community members took part March 28 in the Sixth Annual Hunger Banquet on March 28.

  • Match day couple

    Make me a match

    Meet some of the students behind this year's Match Day, including Joel Franco and Tanya Devnani, who got engaged at the day's event.

  • Climbing for a cause

    IU and Moi University physicians scaled the second highest peak in Africa to help fund a new chronic disease care facility.

  • Molecular Medicine in Action

    Fifty high school students from across Indiana recently participated in the 15th annual Molecular Medicine in Action.

  • Homegrown researchers

    Four pediatric researchers at the IU School of Medicine are advancing the fight against childhood diseases right in their own backyard.

  • Mission possible

    Ronald Williams and five other scientists will spend four months in a domed facility in Hawaii designed to simulate a space mission on Mars.

  • Leading the way

    As part of Black History Month, InScope is reprinting a profile of Deborah L. McCullough, M.D. the first African-American woman to graduate from IUSM.