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We believe collaboration is what sparks creativity and innovation in health care. 

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Funding for biomedical research tightens nationwide, yet IU School of Medicine continues to attract new funding in critical areas of medicine.

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IU School of Medicine offers a robust learning and teaching environment to prepare the next generation of healers and transform health.

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Patient Care

IU School of Medicine faculty provide expert primary and specialty care for patients in Indiana.

Integrated Medical Education

IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the United States. Comprised of five basic science departments and 20 clinical departments, IU School of Medicine offers exceptional training for students wishing to pursue a medical degree. With the Class of 2020, the school implemented a new medical education curriculum that better reflects the modern U.S. health care environment and delivery models, readying students to practice medicine in a team-based, interdisciplinary setting.

  • Statewide medical education centers on six core competencies.
  • Access to diverse patient populations reflects true state of care today.
  • Updates align innovations in medical science and education.
  • Global outreach, clinical education programs foster active learning.
  • Collaborative teaching and learning forges interprofessional bonds.
  • Academic advising and career counseling support and guide students.


Education Programs 

Ready to take the next step in your medical education? Explore IU School of Medicine education programs and find requirements, curriculum and application information.
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Advancing Medical Research

IU School of Medicine physicians and scientists were awarded approximately $446 million in research grants and awards in fiscal year 2021 to study the underlying causes of disease, the development of new therapeutics and how to improve the delivery of care. Funding to IU School of Medicine specifically from the National Institutes of Health—the gold standard in medical research—totaled about $217 million in federal fiscal year 2021. This marks the second year in a row the school  has surpassed $200 million,


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Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

IU School of Medicine is committed to advancing culturally competent medical education, clinical care and research. Focused, systematic and sustained programs are offered, aligned with three foundational pillars: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence.

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Collaboration Transforms Patient Care

With nine campuses located throughout the state of Indiana, IU School of Medicine provides students and faculty with access to a large and diverse patient population. Due to the strong collaborative partnerships between the school and statewide teaching hospitals and other clinical facilities, individuals seeking health care services from IU School of Medicine faculty receive the highest quality care that reflects advances in medical research.



Each IU School of Medicine campus offers a high-quality medical education with an integrated curriculum, access to leading medical research and clinical resources, and a rich campus life.

A Supportive Professional Environment for Learning and Working

Attracting and fostering the professional growth of the best physician and scientist educators is a core strength of IU School of Medicine. The school’s working and learning environment enables all to reach their full potential, giving the world’s most celebrated experts in critical areas of medicine a distinctive career with high-impact research and teaching opportunities. 


Blogs: Inside the Medical School

Experience what it’s like to be part of the IU School of Medicine team. Want to know how medical students spend their days or what’s inspiring the focus of IU School of Medicine research faculty? Find out in these blogs by the people currently working and learning at IU School of Medicine.