There is a glaring bottleneck in the attempt nationally to rectify the looming shortage of physicians in our country. Despite the almost 10-year-old national effort to increase the numbers of physicians by 30 percent by 2015, including at Indiana University School of Medicine, the number of …
Indiana University Northwest student Courtney Piekarski performs an ultrasound on a cadaver in July while medical student Brittany Winn, of Kouts, center, and other students watch as part of the International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at IUN in Gary.
In August 1972, four students of the class of 1976 began their study of medicine in Northwest Indiana at what was called then the Northwest Center for Medical Education. Those students spent only their first year here before moving to the main campus in Indianapolis to complete their training.
Dr. Ernest Talarico, associate director of medical education and associate professor of human gross anatomy and embryology at Indiana University Northwest, looks at X-rays from human donors Friday with Nancy O'Keefe, visiting lecturer, as part of the International Human Cadaver Prosection Program.
Radiography students Jennifer Redlin, of San Pierre, left, and Brittany Pallanti, of Highland, position a patient cadaver for a skull X-ray Friday at Indiana University Northwest. More than 50 students, medical professionals and instructors crowded into a classroom at the Dunes Medical Build…
Indiana University Northwest ROTC Cadet Alexander Prescaro presents the flag of a donor and veteran during Friday's annual anatomical donor memorial service at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest in Gary. The service, coordinated by first-year medical students, provides stude…
First-year medical students at Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest present flowers representing all past anatomical donors during a memorial service at the school in Gary.
Kelsey Ellingsen, left, hugs her mother Sue Ellingsen before Friday's annual anatomical donor memorial service at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest in Gary. Sue's father, William Kelly, was an anatomical donor.
The family of anatomical donor William Kelly and first-year medical students pray during Friday's annual anatomical donor memorial service at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | A pending state rule requiring severely injured Hoosiers be taken to the nearest trauma center may boost plans to build a trauma hospital in Gary.
VALPARAISO | David Cummins has gone full circle.
Ernest Talarico Jr. always wanted to be a physician.
HOBART | A trip to Haiti over the Thanksgiving break aimed at assisting cholera victims made a lasting impression on at least one region medical student.
MERRILLVILLE | A full-scale Indiana University Northwest medical imaging effort involving human anatomical donors continues today at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus.
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