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
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

Steven Hugenberg
11/20/2018 8:15:00 AM
Rheum Grand Rnds
CL 370A

Ventilator Withdrawal/High Flow NC Issues
Shilpee Sinha
11/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
Palliative Care Conf
FOB 024/025

Endo Fellows Case Conference
Zeb Saeed
11/21/2018 7:30:00 AM
Endo Case Conf

Basic Meal Planning in Diabetes
Tonya Somers/Britney Merchant
11/21/2018 12:00:00 PM
Endo Noon Grnd Rnds
R4, Room 101

Webinar - Update in the Remission Rate and Treatment of Lupus
Michelle Petri, M.D.
11/27/2018 8:15:00 AM
Rheum Grand Rnds
CL 370A

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Sotto elected to national leadership posts

Sylk Sotto, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Diversity has been elected to leadership post of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine as Board Member and President-elect of the Administrators of Internal Medicine. She will serve as President-elect for the 2018-19 year, President in 2019-20, and Past-President in 2020-21. Dr. Sotto currently serves as Council Member of AIM and AAIM’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. AIM has over 1300 members in the US and Canada.

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