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.

Fort Wayne


Medical Service Learning

Medical service learning strives to supplement and enhance medical education with real-world community engagement. All IU School of Medicine students have an opportunity to participate in a broad range of service-learning experiences, including curricular and co-curricular programs. As part of the School’s tripartite mission, educators and mentors emphasize a public responsibility for students (tomorrow’s physicians) to serve as advocates for the health and well-being of the community.

Each IU School of Medicine campus offers different medical service learning opportunities for the local community, and these innovative experiences are part of a larger organization and commitment that encompasses all elements of the School’s medical education program.

Local Programs

This clinic provides health and dental services to the underserved population of Allen County and 13 other counties in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Medical students are invited to assist in the clinic as well as serve on committees and provide assistance for the fundraising efforts of the organization.

This nationally recognized regional food bank serves the nine-county northeast Indiana region with a mission to be a dynamic, responsive and charitable leader in the effort to alleviate hunger and its causes in the area. Med students can participate in service-learning opportunities at this site to engage with the community activities and  learn about the needs of the residents of Allen County.

This faith-based, nonprofit organization provides restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crises. Rescue Mission serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its nine surrounding counties. Service learning activities include assisting at the sites that provide housing and nourishment to clients as well as partnering with the fundraising efforts needed for the operations of the program.

This non-profit organization provides compassionate care to alleviate suffering and ensure the quality of life for those affected by serious illness. The Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home provides hospice care in patients’ residences (including nursing homes) or in its Hospice home and also offers a Community Grief Center to serve grieving adults in the community. Medical students can assist with the services provided by the healthcare professionals through the program.

This non-profit organization provides support for children, teens and their families who have suffered the death of a loved one.

This free medical clinic provides care for people who are uninsured and make less than 200% of the poverty level. Medical students are able to assist in the clinic as part of their service-learning opportunities.