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.

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.

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.

Clinical Affairs

IU School of Medicine provides outstanding clinical care that incorporates the latest advances in scientific knowledge to all patients. John F. Fitzgerald, MD, MBA, leads the IU School of Medicine Office of Clinical Affairs, which supports and advances patient care through medical education and research in Indiana and worldwide.

Teaching physicians and medical students alike choose IU School of Medicine for access to a large and diverse patient population. Here, current and future physicians in the full range of specialty areas can work with world-class faculty, the most-up-to date medical research and modern technology. Patients choose IU School of Medicine physicians and clinicians for the same reasons.


Addressing All Core Areas of Medicine

With 26 academic departments, IU School of Medicine faculty and students are involved in every major area of medicine, including both basic science and clinical science. The school’s relentless emphasis on advancing medical research to improve patient care and clinical outcomes inspires strong internal collaboration as well as private-industry partnerships, generous funding and partnerships with other health science schools at Indiana University and other medical schools throughout the world.

Continuously Improving Patient Care

When physicians, nurses, researchers and teachers work in concert, patients have better access to the latest medical breakthroughs and clinical trials not available at other hospitals. The distinction of physicians who are top in their field—the ones teaching future physicians how to deliver care—are a hallmark of IU School of Medicine. Through work in hospitals, local health centers and outreach clinics, IU School of Medicine is committed to care and prevention.

Clinical Partners


Improving Through Collaboration

Community-focused partnerships support IU School of Medicine in making connections between academic medicine and the surrounding community to improve health outcomes. The school has a strong tradition of community faculty mentorship with more than 3000 Indiana physicians participating in support of our mission. Engaging local physicians in training tomorrow’s physicians helps ensure a future of care for local communities.  Interest in serving?

Clinical Affairs Leadership

John F. Fitzgerald, MD

John F. Fitzgerald, MD

Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
John F. Fitzgerald, MD, MBA, oversees the IU School of Medicine Dean’s Office of Clinical Affairs, which is charged with providing exceptional clinical care that also supports and advances education and research.
David A. Ingram, MD

David A. Ingram, MD

Hugh McK. Landon Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Ingram is a pediatric neonatologist and serves as the chief medical officer for IU Health Physicians.

Enterprise Alignment

To improve the health of our state and beyond, IU School of Medicine is working with IU Health to develop strategies for optimal alignment. Given the similarity of missions and the numerous and significant ways already unified, this important work allows alignment for clinical success. The first effort to help move us toward this vision is the alignment of physician enterprise to promote better care across the Indianapolis metropolitan region.

IU School of Medicine in the Community

Just one way our physicians and students support healthy outcomes is through service learning activities in communities across Indiana. These curricular and co-curricular community based education programs are structured learning experiences that actively engage students, faculty and community members in a dynamic partnership that intentionally connects community-identified concerns with learning objectives for IU School of Medicine students.