Academic Departments

Indiana University School of Medicine is comprised of 25 academic departments that cover basic science and clinical science areas of medicine. More than 2000 faculty, 1400 medical students, 1100 residents and fellows, and approximately 200 graduate PhD students work and learn throughout these departments. The school’s relentless emphasis on advancing medical research to improve patient care and clinical outcomes inspires strong private-industry partnerships; generous funding; and vital collaborations among faculty members, departments, other health science schools at Indiana University, and other medical schools throughout the world.

Faculty at IU School of Medicine enjoy a collaborative professional environment, where research scientists and clinical physicians at all stages of their career work together to address the world’s most pressing health care challenges. The school’s Faculty Affairs and Professional Development programs along with a nationally recognized Continuing Medical Education program ensure that faculty in each department experience ongoing professional growth and development.

25
Academic Departments
1430
Medical Students
1100
Residents and Fellows
224
Graduate PhD Students
Record-High Funding

Record-High Funding

In the last five years, IU School of Medicine has grown its NIH research funding by more than 54 percent, to more than $52 million, placing the school among the top 33 NIH-funded medical schools in the US.
CTE, Alzheimer's Pathology

CTE, Alzheimer's Pathology

Bernardino Ghetti, MD, IU School of Medicine neuropathologist, discovered an unidentified element adjacent to the tau of CTE, which does not exist in the Alzheimer’s tau.
Concussion Study

Concussion Study

NCAA and Department of Defense expand concussion study with $22.5 million in new funding for IU School of Medicine.
Colon Cancer Screening

Colon Cancer Screening

New data shows that average-risk patients can safely use a home stool test instead of a colonoscopy for screening.