Welcome to the Department of Medicine

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Researchers see promise in efforts to reduce nursing facility patient hospitalizations
OPTIMISTIC program reports noticeable drop in hospitalizations
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ASPIRE program accepting applications.
Up to eight candidates to be selected for 2018 program.

View up-to-date Grand Rounds listings.
Ongoing learning opportunities are a core aspect of professional growth in the department.

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Global leader in palliative care coming to lead oncology program.
James Cleary arrives in July as Professor of Medicine and director of the Walther Supportive Oncology Program.

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Strategic Planning.
Please take a minute to review the department's efforts at implementing a strategic plan to enhance patient care, research, education, professional development and diversity and inclusion.

Medicine Events Calendar

Senior Seminar

3/19/2018 12:00:00 PM
Senior Seminar
Emerson Hall Room 304

Cases 5 & 6
Steven Hugenberg
3/20/2018 7:15:00 AM
Rheum Res Core Curr Act
CL 370J

Endo Fellows Case Conference
Diane Donegan
3/21/2018 7:30:00 AM
Endo Case Conf

Managing Difficult Patients
Mrisa Sahai
3/21/2018 8:15:00 AM
Rheum Grand Rnds
CL 370A

Cases 7, 8, 9
Raquel Cuchacovich
3/21/2018 9:00:00 AM
Rheum Res Core Curr Act
CL 370A

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Kovacs elected to national leadership posts

Q.E. and Sally Russell Professor of Cardiology Richard Kovacs has been elected to leadership posts of the American College of Cardiology. Kovacs will serve as Vice President for the 2018-19 year and as President in 2019-20. Kovacs' selection follows a long line of Krannert Institute of Cardiology faculty members in leadership posts, including Douglas Zipes. Dating back to 1949, the ACC's mission is to improve cardiovascular health through education, research, quality care and health policy.

Torke tapped as associate chief

Alexia Torke, MD, has assumed duties as Associate Division Chief for General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Torke is an Associate Professor of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research at the Regenstrief Institute. In her new role, she will be responsible for assisting with faculty recruitment and retention, promotion and tenure efforts, and representing the division at meetings with health system leaders and other partners. Learn more about her background here

Chen's Cardiac technology earns MIRA Award

Medtronic Zipes Chair in Cardiology Peng-Sheng Chen was awarded Techpoint's Innovation of the Year honors at the technology group's annual ceremony. Chen's work to develop technology that could detect cardiac emergencies is part of his work with Arrhythmotech, an IU-based startup. Read Inside Indiana Business' article for more details.