Bloomington

The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

Evansville

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

Fort Wayne

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Indianapolis

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Northwest – Gary

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

South Bend

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Terre Haute

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

West Lafayette

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

Student Support

IU School of Medicine provides a wide range of student support services to ensure that students can access the resources and guidance they need to succeed.

MD Admissions

Applicants to the IU School of Medicine MD Program, including guest students, can find details about application requirements and the admissions process, including interviews, class selection and campus placement.

Curriculum

The MD curriculum integrates clinical experiences and basic sciences and offers opportunities for learners to explore foundational science in a chosen specialty. Collaboration within learning communities and inter-professional work further enhance training.

LCME Accreditation

In the United States, the accreditation status of programs leading to the MD degree is determined solely by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). IU School of Medicine’s four-year MD program is LCME-accredited.

Dual Degrees

MD students can complete requirements for one of five dual degrees—PhD, MBA, JD, MPH or MA—to prepare for a career that supplements expertise in clinical patient care with a second specialty.

      Tuition and Fees

      Annual tuition for the MD program at IU School of Medicine varies by stage of the medical education journey. Find details on cost of attendance for Indiana residents as well as out-of-state students.

          Service Learning

          The medical service learning program at IU School of Medicine actively engage students, physicians, faculty and community members in a dynamic partnership that connects community-identified concerns with institutional learning objectives.

              Technical Standards

              All MD program applicants and students are expected to meet the following criteria in order to participate in medical education at IU School of Medicine and to practice medicine.

                  Center for AIDS Research

                  The Indiana Center for AIDS Research work collaboratively to increase access to care for all persons living with HIV/AIDS, improve retention in care and adherence to treatment, reduce comorbidities for those living with HIV, increase community engagement and education—and eventually cure HIV.

                  Bowen Center

                  Data provided by the Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy at Indiana University School of Medicine informs health policy, improves health care delivery and promotes population health.

                  Center for Aging Research

                  The Center for Aging Research explores a variety of research topics that affect the aging population, including brain health, decision-making, physical fitness, transitional care, nursing home care, and medication use.

                  Immunotherapy

                  The Brown Center for Immunotherapy is developing new treatments and curing disease through the use of cell-based immunotherapies—with an initial focus on multiple myeloma and breast cancer.

                  Musculoskeletal Health

                  Investigators at the Center for Musculoskeletal Health at IU School of Medicine focus on the discovery and development of new treatments for musculoskeletal disease.

                  Faculty

                  Faculty investigators throughout IU School of Medicine’s 26 academic departments work collaboratively to advance knowledge about disease and improve treatment and health outcomes for patients throughout the world.

                      DeVault Lab

                      The DeVault Otologic Research Lab provides groundbreaking knowledge on speech perception and language development in children.

                      Vera Bradley Foundation Labs

                      The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at the IU Simon Cancer Center includes nearly 40 physicians and scientists who are focused on preventing, treating and curing breast cancer.

                      Musculoskeletal Biology

                      Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Training Program is open to PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and medical students interested in pursuing careers as physicians, scientists and engineers focused on musculoskeletal disease.

                      Histology Core

                      The Histology Core at IU School of Medicine offers histological services for mineralized and soft tissue specimens for basic science medical research.

                      Imaging and Flow Cytometry

                      The IU School of Medicine Imaging and Flow Cytometry Core facility is located on the IU School of Medicine—South Bend campus and is a CTSI Resource Core Group member.

                      Immunohistochemistry Core

                      The Immunohistochemistry Core provides resources and laboratory research support to biomedical researchers, including histopathology and immunohistochemistry. The lab has a collection of clinical antibodies for immunolabeling primarily human tissue sections.

                          Medical Genomics

                          The Center for Medical Genomics at IU School of Medicine provides medical scientists with affordable access to high-quality high-throughput genomics services.

                          Electron Microscopy Core

                          The Electron Microscopy Center at Indiana University School of Medicine is a full-service research laboratory that offers both transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.

                           

                          Why Choose IU School of Medicine

                          With integrated curriculum for medical education and research programs; well-funded and nationally recognized work in critical areas of biomedical research; and strong, statewide clinical partnerships for patient care across nine campuses, the IU School of Medicine is uniquely equipped to prepare the next generation of healers and transform health and wellness in Indiana and throughout the world.

                          Integrated Medical Education

                          With the Class of 2020, IU School of Medicine launched a new medical education curriculum that better reflects the modern U.S. healthcare 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.

                          The New Curriculum

                          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.

                           

                          Advancing Medical Research

                          Bucking a national trend of tight resources for biomedical research, IU School of Medicine scientists received a record $302.3 million in research grants and awards in fiscal year 2015, a 17% increase over 2014. The school attracted $111.5 million in research funds from National Institutes of Health, the single largest source of research dollars for the school and the nation’s primary source of funds for academic biomedical research. NIH awards to IU School of Medicine increased by nearly 10%, or nearly $10 million, in 2015 over fiscal year 2014.

                          IU School of Medicine Research

                          Faculty Spotlight

                          Jamie L. Renbarger, MD

                          Jamie L. Renbarger, MD

                          Associate Professor of Pediatrics
                          A pediatric oncologist/stem cell transplant physician, Dr. Renbarger’s research focus is on personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics in the treatment of childhood cancers.
                          Bruce T. Lamb, PhD

                          Bruce T. Lamb, PhD

                          Executive Director, Paul and Carole Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
                          Dr. Lamb’s research focuses on the basic science of Alzheimer’s disease with a focus on genetic modifiers as well as traumatic brain injury as an environmental modifier for the disease pathologies.
                           

                          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 healthcare services from IU School of Medicine faculty receive the highest quality care that reflects advances in medical research.

                          Campuses

                          Bloomington Campus Highlights

                          The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

                          Evansville Campus Highlights

                          With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

                          Fort Wayne Campus Highlights

                          Among the most appealing aspects of the Fort Wayne campus is free student parking. That’s right; medical students park in any lot or garage here—for free, anytime. This campus also hosts the Student Research Fellowship Program, which offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

                          Indianapolis Campus Highlights

                          Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

                          Muncie Campus Highlights

                          Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

                          Northwest – Gary Campus Highlights

                          Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

                          South Bend Campus Highlights

                          IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

                          Terre Haute Campus Highlights

                          Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

                          West Lafayette Campus Highlights

                          Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This campus offers opportunities for interprofessional education with areas such as pharmacy, nursing and psychology.

                          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.

                          Careers

                          Blogs: Inside 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.

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