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.
Human Cadaver Prosection Program
Students who are interested in advancing their understanding of human anatomy and practicing physicians seeking to review skills for their professional practice are encouraged to apply to the International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at IU School of Medicine—Northwest—Gary. Participants in this intensive program conduct a first-hand advanced dissection of the upper and lower extremities of a human body and gain hands-on work experience in radiology and surgical orthopedics, prosthetics and orthotics.
Dana Jones, MSIV
“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.”
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.