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Get answers to frequently asked questions for prospective faculty, staff and students, donors, research partners, media and the general public.

Frequently Asked Questions

The information on this page provides answers to questions that are frequently asked by prospective faculty, staff and students as well as donors, research partners, media and the general public. If the question you have is not answered here, please email to be directed to the person or department who can provide an answer.

General FAQ

  • I would like to donate my body to IU School of Medicine. Who do I contact?
    For information about anatomical donations to IU School of Medicine, please explore the Body Donation page. For additional information or to discuss a donation by phone, call 317-274-7450. To send correspondence by postal mail, address the communication to Anatomical Education Program, Medical Science Building, Room 5035, 635 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
  • I need to verify the medical education of an IU School of Medicine graduate. Who can I contact?
    For fellowship and residency verification, visit Graduate Medical Education.
  • Who do I contact about news and media requests coverage and concerns?
    For news and media inquiries, contact the Office of Strategic Communications at 317-671-3114 or
  • Where can I sign up for or learn about clinical trials?
    Please email with questions about participating in or conducting clinical trials.
  • How do I find a physician?
    Because many IU School of Medicine faculty practice at IU Health, to find a physician, patients should visit

Faculty and Staff FAQ

  • Where can I submit faculty and student achievements event or other news items for InScope?
    Please submit internal news items to InScope by emailing For more information on the submission process, please visit the IU School of Medicine Internal Communications page.
  • How can I submit items to MedTV or report an issue with a MedTV screen?
    Information for submitting items to MedTV is available on MedNet. To report an issue with a display, please email
  • How can I submit items to the campus calendar or view upcoming events?
    Information for submitting items to the IU School of Medicine campus calendar is available on the calendar page of MedNet. View the IU School of Medicine events page for the full calendar.
  • What is MedNet and how can I access it?
    MedNet is the limited-scope IU School of Medicine intranet. Access it at

Admissions and Student FAQ

  • How do I apply to the IU School of Medicine?
    The process of applying and being admitted to the IU School of Medicine is outlined on the MD Admissions page, along with information about admission deadlines, admission requirements, and prerequisite course requirements.
  • How many campuses does IU School of Medicine have?
    IU School of Medicine is made up of nine regional campuses across Indiana. View a list of statewide campuses or click below to learn more about each campus.
  • I am interested in attending medical school and becoming a doctor one day. What steps do I need to take now?
    The journey to becoming a doctor begins early. Visit the MD Admissions page to learn more about requirements for entering med school.
  • What happens if I'm not accepted to medical school?

    Applicants who interview at IU School of Medicine but are not accepted are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions at to reapply.

  • What are the acceptance rates for the IU School of Medicine?
    While admission and acceptance rates vary from year to year, for the 2024 entering class, IU School of Medicine received 5,988 applications and admitted 365 students. Find all enrollment data on the IU School of Medicine Fact Sheet.
  • What are the research opportunities for MD and PhD students at IU School of Medicine?
    Focused research experience and internship programs are available statewide at IU School of Medicine campuses. Explore student research programs to find an academic program or summer internship in an area of medicine that advances specific skills or interests.
  • How is the IU School of Medicine curriculum structured?
    The IU School of Medicine MD curriculum is divided into three phases:
    • Phase 1: Develop competency in medical knowledge with an emphasis on basic science
    • Phase 2: Develop clinical skills through training and clerkships
    • Phase 3: Explore careers and pursue advanced clinical learning


Additional Resources

For more information about the MD application and admissions processes, view the Admissions FAQ. For school enrollment data and general information, download the IU School of Medicine Fact Sheet.

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