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.



MD Education

Students at the IU School of Medicine Gary campus appreciate the remarkable accessibility to patients and the broad range of clinical experiences that a large and strong urban community can provide. Alumni report stellar preparation for externships and graduate medical education, and graduates of IU School of Medicine’s Gary campus successfully match among their top choices of competitive residencies.

The new statewide MD curriculum for IU School of Medicine is enhanced at the Gary campus by full-time faculty with decades of experience in patient case-based learning and clinical integration. The curriculum is also enhanced by a Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) program and student feedback through a student managed Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program.

A robust standardized patient program with six dedicated examination rooms for history and physical training ensures that students develop an early mastery of fundamental clinical skills in the first year of medical school and gain the skills and knowledge needed for graduation, residency, internships and a success career as a physician.

Students at IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary benefit from 11 hospital affiliation partnerships in the area. Students study with volunteer faculty physicians at all facilities as well as primary care and behavioral health physicians community health centers and mental health agencies.

Enrichment Programs

The IU School of Medicine Northwest-Gary campus offers more than 30 electives for fourth-year medical students, giving each student ample opportunity to pursue focused training in specific areas of interest. In addition to this flexibility for planning an individual program, students benefit from extensive support and guidance. Elective courses in both the basic sciences and clinical sciences are designed to widen the overall student experience in medical education. The electives portfolio also provides students with opportunities to strengthen areas of weakness and/or pursue subjects of special interest.