Strategic Plan

Advance science and clinical knowledge through innovative research in areas where IU School of Medicine can be distinctive and internationally recognized

To increase the school’s community engagement and capacity for growth, IU School of Medicine strengthens its brand and enhances communications, reinvigorates alumni relations with a special emphasis on increasing recognition and engagement of volunteer faculty.

Goal 5.1

Increase bench to bedside research, population health research, and outcomes research.

Goal 5.2

Enhance areas of research excellence through strengthening research centers.

Goal 5.3

Increase the number of research faculty and trainees from underrepresented backgrounds.

Building on Areas of Expertise

Through the successful pursuit of funding, collaborations and talent, the school’s achievements across medical specialties are recognized nationally; yet IU School of Medicine is making extraordinary advancements in specific areas of expertise, including neurosciences, diabetes, musculoskeletal health and personalized medicine.

Priority Leader

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD

Associate Vice President of Research for University Clinical Affairs