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.



Campus Life

Campus Life

The city of Gary, Indiana, is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan and offers a variety of recreational and cultural options. Located near the Indiana Dunes National Seashore and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus makes it easy for students and faculty to enjoy one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the United States and one if its largest cities. Historic landmarks include the Jackson 5 childhood home and the USS Steel Yard. Arts, culture as well as sports and recreation opportunities are also available.

With only 32 students per class, medical students at the Gary campus have many opportunities to experience medical education in a personalized setting. Students in the third and fourth years of training receive one-on-one attention from attending community physicians, close involvement with a diverse population of patients and procedural skill development, including first-assisting in surgery, which is typically not available to med students at larger academic centers.

Personal Recreation

Medical students in Gary have full access to the IU Northwest campus athletic facilities located in the Savannah Fitness Center. Workout equipment and fitness classes are also available at this facility.

Extracurricular Activities

Many students at this campus participate in the Student American Medical Association, the Latino Medical Student Association and the Student National Medical Association, with a student representative elected each year to coordinate class activities and interact with local and statewide academic administrators.

Medical students in Gary are also involved with local organizations and local elementary schools, where they present health-based programs. Students share academic resources and encouragement within the bounds of class, and frequent trips to Chicago outside of class to help the group decompress and strengthen bonds.