Indiana University School of Medicine exists to improve the health of people in Indiana and beyond. For well more than a century, this institution has been delivering on that promise. IU School of Medicine faculty has cured a cancer, pioneered echocardiography, invented the electronic medical record, and revolutionized the delivery of medical education through the use of regional campuses.
But for all of these, and many other, extraordinary accomplishments, there is much more work to be done. This strategic plan outlines a vision for what the school will prioritize and achieve over the next few years. It incorporates input from hundreds of members of the IU School of Medicine community and represents a strong commitment to the state of Indiana; the school’s hospital and industry partners; granting agencies and donors; and—most importantly—to patients.
The goals are ambitious. IU School of Medicine is challenging itself to improve the health of Indiana citizens in specific ways, increase research productivity, make clinical studies more accessible, and develop nationally recognized programs in medical education. The school is also committing to find new ways to emphasize wellness and diversity across its nine campuses.
An updated road map is guiding the way forward. It is up to everyone who is invested in IU School of Medicine to bring this plan to life and ensure the organization is well-positioned to continue fulfilling its mission to prepare exceptional healers and transform health.
Visionary leaders throughout IU School of Medicine departments and program areas participated on the Strategic Planning Committee. This cross-functional team was passionate about building on the excellence of the school’s medical education and research programs to further enhance the quality of training and population health in Indiana and throughout the world.
Hear directly from school leaders to understand the vision and priorities in place to further improve with working and learning environment at IU School of Medicine and grow research funding and other resources to build on the institution’s world-class medical education and research programs.