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.


Under the leadership of Professor and Chairman Robert M. Pascuzzi, MD, the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurology’s core mission is to advance neurological health in Indiana and beyond through innovation and excellence in education, research and patient care.

The department is located in the new IU Health Neuroscience Center, a state-of-the-art outpatient center that unites all the specialties that involve nervous system disorders – Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology and Neuroradiology. It is also home of the main outpatient Neurophysiology (EEG, EMG and Evoked Potentials) laboratory at IU Health. The adjoining Indiana University Neurosciences Research building enables clinicians, basic scientists and physician scientists in the neurosciences to collaborate in research, education and patient care in an environment that is rarely achieved in academic medicine. This department has a rich tradition in academic neurology with a national reputation in neurological education and neuroscience research.


Accomplished physician educators of IU School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology are deeply committed to training medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians in this complex field of medicine. The residency program and fellowship positions provide exceptional training in clinical neurology.


Through a long tradition of research in cerebrovascular disease and the collaborative work of multidisciplinary subspecialty programs, investigators in the Department of Neurology at IU School of Medicine have made great strides in transforming patient lives through improved prevention and treatment for neurological issues.

Clinical Care

The Department of Neurology operates within the IU Neuroscience Center, a state-of-the-art collaborative environment. Residents and fellows work in the IU School of Medicine clinical partner sites in Indianapolis to provide exceptional patient care under the mentorship of Department of Neurology faculty.
Neurology Subspecialty Areas
Full-Time Clinical Faculty
Affiliated Teaching Hospitals in Indianapolis

Faculty Spotlights

Brenna C. McDonald, PsyD

Brenna C. McDonald, PsyD

Associate Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
James D. Fleck, MD

James D. Fleck, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Department Values

The department’s foundation of values includes respect for individuals who are affiliated with or come in contact with IU School of Medicine, including students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, employees, partners, communities, patients and families; integrity that embraces the very highest standards of ethical behavior and exemplary moral character; diversity that is reflected in actions that appreciate all individuals; and cooperation that is manifested by collegial communication and collaboration.

Neurology Residency Program

By gaining patient care experience in a variety of nationally recognized clinical settings, including tertiary/quaternary-care hospitals, a large community hospital, a VA hospital and a children’s hospital, graduates of IU School of Medicine’s Neurology Residency Program are prepared for a broad range of career options.

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