Indiana University School of Medicine—Bloomington

The Indiana University School of Medicine Bloomington campus offers a comprehensive medical education while supporting diverse student and faculty research aimed at better understanding the basic mechanisms of disease and improving health sciences education.

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, offering multiple pathways of study leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD, MD and combined degrees. Medical students are enrolled at IU School of Medicine; graduate students are part of the Indiana University Graduate School; and undergraduate students are part of the IU College of Arts and Sciences.

Medical Education in Bloomington

From research programs and clinical enrichment to paid teaching experiences and more, Medical Science students at the IU School of Medicine Bloomington campus have a wide range of enrichment opportunities to make the most of their time at this exceptional campus.

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Iconic Collegial Community

Bloomington, Indiana, is an iconic university city. Medical Science students here enjoy the collegiate atmosphere of a Big 10 campus and access to some of the best music, cultural attractions and festivals in Indiana—all while training for a successful career among the most accomplished physician educators and medical research in the United States.


Elisabeth Curtis

Elisabeth Curtis

Bloomington MD Student
Elisabeth is a Class of 2019 MD Candidate and Bloomington class representative.
Dr. Douglas Carr

Dr. Douglas Carr

Lecturer in Clinical Surgery and Medicine
Dr. Carr’s inter-professional education modules assist students in the healthcare profession to improve collaboration in healthcare delivery.

Bloomington Campus Areas of Interest

During the summer following the first year of medical school, students can participate in a ten-week NIH-funded research program sponsored by IU School of Medicine. Participants in this program undertake a research project in the laboratory of a Bloomington campus faculty member.

The Department of Defense awards an Investigator-Initiated Research Award to Dr. Kenneth Nephew

Dr. Kenneth P. Nephew, Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, has been awarded an Investigator-Initiated Research Award from the Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program. 

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Dr. Barbara Stefanska
March 27, 4pm JH 009
Assistant Professor, Purdue University
Host: Heather O’Hagan

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Cancer Biology Positions
Indiana University School of Medicine—Bloomington, Medical Sciences Program
Applications being accepted for a 12-month tenure-track position in cancer biology. Candidates from all areas of cancer-related research are encouraged to apply, especially investigators focusing on cancer metabolism and cancer cell signaling.

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