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PREPARING HEALERS. TRANSFORMING HEALTH. 

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

Research

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

Education

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

Patient Care

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

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Against a backdrop of COVID-19—including a heartbreaking number of deaths from underserved populations—tensions following the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, along with other incidents, highlight the depth of the racial inequalities that persist in our society. They have also prompted discussions at the School about what we are doing, and can do, to confront these problems and make a difference.

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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.

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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 $362 million in research grants and awards in fiscal year 2019 to study the underlying causes of disease, the development of new therapeutics and how to improve the delivery of care. This marks a nearly 40% increase in five years and is a record for the school—demonstrating its growing national reputation as an institution that conducts high-impact, patient-centered research. Funding to IU School of Medicine specifically from the National Institutes of Health—the gold standard in medical research—totaled about $150 million in federal fiscal year 2018.

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Faculty Spotlight

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Jamie L. Renbarger, MD

Caroline Symmes Professor of Pediatric Cancer Research

A pediatric oncologist/stem cell transplant physician, Renbarger’s research focus is on personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics in the treatment of childhood cancers.

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Bruce T. Lamb, PhD

Executive Director, Paul and Carole Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

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.

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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.

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Campuses

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. 

Careers

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.

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