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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Honors and Awards

Indiana University School of Medicine believes that honoring outstanding teaching, research and service is an important part of the school’s culture. The following awards recognize the work of faculty members across the entire school, with specific awards offered for certain campuses. In addition, IU School of Medicine honors faculty with endowed chairs, lectureships, professorships and teaching awards from Indiana University Trustees.

Faculty Awards

For the IU School of Medicine community, mentoring is an essential factor in sustaining the vitality, development and retention of both faculty and students. The Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes the exceptional mentoring practices of one clinician and one basic scientist each year. Nominations are due July 29, 2016.

This award honors faculty who inspire and motivate learners to work hard and achieve more than they ever thought possible. The prestigious Inspirational Educator Award acknowledges the time and dedication put forth by faculty in order to be effective educators. Nominations are due July 29, 2016.

This award recognizes faculty who go above and beyond standard teaching practices and take a scholarly approach to educating learners. Nominations for the Scholar Educator Award are due July 20, 2016.

The Faculty Community Relations Committee (FCRC) Award for Outstanding Community Engagement was established to recognize and encourage exceptional community engagement by IU School of Medicine faculty in activities related to volunteerism, community based learning or research, outreach, partnership and curricular engagement. Nominations are due July 29, 2016.

Each year, the IU Board of Trustees recognizes excellence in teaching through the Trustees Teaching Awards. Recipients of this award receive a $2500 bonus, memorial plaque and are recognized at the IU School of Medicine commencement. Approximately 48 IU School of Medicine faculty receive this award each year. Nominations are due Jan. 27, 2017.

IU School of Medicine faculty members at the Indianapolis campus are eligible for a variety of awards in teaching, civic engagement, diversity, mentoring and research conferred by IUPUI. For more information, visit the IUPUI Office of Faculty Appointments and Advancement.

Given out annually since 1984, the Steven C. Beering Award for Advancement of Biomedical Science honors an internationally recognized researcher for outstanding contributions to the advancement of biomedical or clinical science. Nominations due Oct. 28, 2016.

Created by Dr. and Mrs. Guey C. Mark, the Mark Brothers Lectureship recognizes nationally and internationally renowned medical scientists of Asian descent. This lectureship was established in 1997 in honor of Dr. Mark’s brothers, who immigrated from Canton and settled in South Bend, Indiana, and started a successful business. Nominations due Oct. 28, 2016.

Indiana University recognizes excellence by awarding distinguished professorships, teaching awards and outstanding service contributions through the Office of University Ceremonies. For details, visit the Office of University Ceremonies.