Rafat Abonour, M.D.

Rafat Abonour, MD Faculty President – IU School of Medicine

Welcome to the faculty governance site of the Indiana University School of Medicine. The excellence of IU School of Medicine hinges on the engagement and vitality of its faculty and the work of the Faculty Steering Committee (FSC) plays a crucial role in this regard. The FSC is the principal representative body of the faculty and its collaboration with school administration, the campus, and the university. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the work of the FSC and share any concerns or opportunities you feel our faculty should be addressing.

All School Meetings for 2019-2020

The All IU School of Medicine Fall/Spring Meeting is a chance for the IUSM community to hear from and interact with the Dean and Executive Associate Dean’s of the school. The Dean(s) will give updates from the past school year along with goals for the upcoming year. Several faculty and staff awards are also honored at the meeting. The meeting is always concluded with plenty of time for question and answers from the leaders of the school.


The Spring All School Meeting is scheduled for April 29, 2020 4:30-6:00pm in and will be conducted via zoom. For the zoom connection information please register here and an email will be sent to you.


The Fall All School Meeting occurred on Thursday, September 5th 4:30-6:00pm.  A video recording can be found here.  It does require a log in using your IU ads account information.


Faculty Elections

The 2020 Faculty Election will be held in February and results will be announced at the Spring All School Meeting. 

 The 2019 Faculty Election Results can be found on the election results page.


Faculty Steering Committee Executive Committee

  • Rafat Abonour, MD – President
  • Marc Mendonca, PhD – President-Elect
  • Tim Corson, PhD – Secretary
  • Ashley Inman, MD – Secretary-Elect

Jessica Swanson

Executive Administrative Assistant