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.

Among the most appealing aspects of the Fort Wayne campus is free student parking. That’s right; medical students park in any lot or garage here—for free, anytime. This campus also hosts the Student Research Fellowship Program, which 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.

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MD Education

Faculty at the IU School of Medicine Fort Wayne campus are physician and PhD educators who are expert instructors in the fields of medical biochemistry, anatomy, histology, cell biology, embryology, microbiology, immunology, physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience. Three part-time faculty serve as course directors for Foundations for Clinical Practice, Introduction to Clinical Medicine II and as the Clerkship Director. Eight tenured full-time faculty teach the first- and second-year curriculums. Additionally, approximately 90 local physicians assist with specialized lectures and serve as preceptors for first- and second-year students.

Students at this campus also benefit from the proximity to the three Lutheran Health Network hospitals and the two Parkview Regional Medical Center hospitals and other reputable clinical care facilities. The clinical education portion of the IU School of Medicine MD curriculum, including third- and fourth-year clerkships and electives in Fort Wayne, are held at these patient care facilities.

The third-year academic program offers clerkship opportunities in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Specialty in Surgery (Trauma, Urology, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Cardiovascular, ENT, Transplant) and an elective.

Additional Medical Education Programs in Fort Wayne

The medical education program in Fort Wayne offers family practice residency through the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program and Fort Wayne’s two large hospital systems, Lutheran Health Network and Parkview Regional Medical Center.

The summer Student Research Fellowship Program provides undergraduate, graduate and medical students with basic research skills and practical experience in conducting research independently. Students gain valuable experience assessing the validity of current clinical practice standards. Research methods and data analysis strategies are emphasized.