The new partnership between Community Health Network and Wishard Health Services could put a third health care entity in an awkward position: the Indiana University School of Medicine. Virtually all of the nearly 1,100 physicians who practice at Wishard Memorial Hospital and its community clinics come from the IU medical school.
Research and development comes under pressure in an age of austerity.
IBM’s supercomputer Watson is already a “Jeopardy!” champion. Now, three doctors in Indianapolis are trying to teach it how to treat cancer.
Threats to cut federal Medicare funds that pay for residency training for doctors have eased but not gone away since they were formally proposed by some members of the Congressional super committee last fall. Dr. Peter Nalin, the associate dean of graduate medical education at the Indiana University School of Medicine, said such cuts would be disastrous at a time when patient demands increasingly outstrip the supply of physicians.
What outrageous promise did Marian University's president make (and then keep) to the school's first football recruits? How does he snare those big donations? How has his urgent mindset paid off? Dan Elsener has answers.
The Indianapolis university originally hoped to open state’s second medical school in fall 2012, but that time line proved too aggressive.
Molecular biologist,David G. Skalnik will become associate dean for research and graduate education at the IUPUI School of Science in January. Since 1991, Skalnick has been a researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine, leading a team of three in the study of epigenetics—factors that influence whether certain genes are turned on or turned off.
Interest in primary care has fallen off markedly due partly to relatively low pay.
Marian University will spend more than $32 million to build a new building for its college of osteopathic medicine and expects the school to add $44 million a year to the Indianapolis-area economy.