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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 iusm@iu.edu to be directed to the person or department who can provide an answer.

General FAQ

For information about anatomical donations to IU School of Medicine, please explore the Anatomical Education Program FAQ 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.

For news and media inquiries, contact the Office of Strategic Communications at 317-274-8205 or iusm@iu.edu.

Please email cto@iu.edu with questions about participating in or conducting clinical trials.

Because many IU School of Medicine faculty practice at IU Health, to find a physician, please should visit iuhealth.org/find-a-doctor.

Faculty and Staff FAQ

Please submit your internal news items to InScope by emailing scopemed@iu.edu. For more information on the submission process, please visit inscope.iu.edu/contact.

Information for submitting items to MedTV is available on MedNet. To report an issue with a display, please emailmedtv@iupui.edu.

Information for submitting items to the IU School of Medicine campus calendar is available on MedNet. View the current IU School of Medicine calendar here.

MedNet is the limited-scope IU School of Medicine intranet. Access it at mednet.iu.edu.

Admissions and Student FAQ

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.

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.

The journey to becoming a doctor begins early. Visit the MD Admissions page to learn more about requirements for entering med school.

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

While admission and acceptance rates vary from year to year, for the 2015 entering class, IU School of Medicine received 6,146 applications and admitted 377 students.

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.

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 2016-17 Fact Sheet.

Didn’t find your question answered here? Email iusm@iu.edu for additional answers and guidance.