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.

Indiana University School of Medicine—Northwest—Gary

The Gary campus of IU School of Medicine is located on the IU Northwest campus in a highly populated urban region, south of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago. Students at this campus benefit from the IU School of Medicine’s high-quality statewide MD curriculum with an added benefit of studying in an urban location near Chicago. A wide variety of choices for third- and fourth-year clerkships provide access to a diverse patient population and a close relationship with attending physicians for challenging, real-world clinical experiences.

With 11 major teaching hospitals in the area with approximately 2800 beds, medical students at the Gary campus have a vast variety of medical training opportunities. An expanded residency program is being developed for the Gary campus and will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

The faculty and staff at the Gary campus are focused on innovative education and basic science discoveries as part of IU School of Medicine’s robust teaching and research community. This environment promotes patient-centered care at every stage of the four-year medical curriculum.

Live and Learn in Gary

From campus maps to policies and guidelines, medical students and their families can access campus-specific resources to better understand how to get around and make the most of their time at the Gary campus of IU School of Medicine.

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Campus Tour

All of the buildings at IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary are easily accessible and within walking distance of each other. Plus, with only 32 students per class, medical students at the Gary campus have many opportunities to experience medical education in a personalized setting.


Dana Jones, MSIV

MS4, Gary
Dana is a star student at the Gary campus and has been at IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary all four years of her medical education. She is a native of Gary and intends to come back to the area to practice medicine after residency. She plans to specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Rebecca Galante, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Dr. Galante is a dedicated supporter of the IU School of Medicine’s Gary campus. Not only is she a volunteer faculty member, she is also a donor and a member of the campus Advisory Board. She and her husband are both graduates of the IU School of Medicine.
“I initially came here because I wanted to come back to Gary to be near my family, but I know now that this was the best decision I could have made. This campus has everything that could have helped me get to this point. The professors are amazing.”
Dana Jones, medical student

Statewide Student Community

The College and House program is designed to connect IU School of Medicine students at different campuses during their four-year medical education experience to inspire a strong sense of community, peer support and a culture of wellness among medical students.

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