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

While the medical education curriculum across all nine IU School of Medicines’ campuses statewide share the same program objectives, students and faculty at the Indianapolis location can experience the benefits of being at the largest School of Medicine campus while also taking advantage of small-group community opportunities through organizations such as the College & House program.

Classrooms range from large lecture halls to small-group study rooms, and students and faculty at this campus benefit from convenient proximity to some of the largest teaching hospitals in the state of Indiana as well as the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center and other clinical care facilities. The clinical education portion of the IU School of Medicine MD curriculum, including third- and fourth-year clerkships and electives in Indianapolis, are held at these patient care facilities.

Indianapolis is home to an array of research centers, and students have the opportunity to complement the educational experience with research by working with faculty on various projects. Summer research opportunities range from cell research to hands-on clinical research.

The opportunity to earn dual degrees—such as MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA and MD/MS while attending the Indianapolis campus for IU School of Medicine is also available. Dual degree programs are also available at the West Lafayette and South Bend campuses.

Additional Medical Education Programs in Indianapolis

IU School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education programs provide primary, secondary, tertiary and inpatient quartiary care; ambulatory care; emergency care; and community health through affiliations with teaching hospitals and partnerships with many prestigious research and care centers on the Indianapolis campus and across the state that are staffed by IU School of Medicine faculty. Explore the IU School of Medicine residency and fellowship programs available in Indianapolis.

IU School of Medicine-Indianapolis offers a variety of programs that lead to a Master’s degree or a PhD. Combined degree programs and doctoral minors are also available. Learn more about the IU School of Medicine Graduate Division programs.

IU School of Medicine offers undergraduate degrees in core areas of health professions and undergraduate coursework. The Health Professions Program offerings at the Indianapolis campus cover ten areas of focus and are designed to train and prepare critical personnel for delivery of wellness and medical care. Each program is administered by faculty within the related clinical department of IU School of Medicine.

For practicing physicians, the IU School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education applies evidence-based adult learning principles that recognize different learning preferences and styles to develop live learning opportunities (such as symposia, conferences, workshops, seminars, live webcasts, mini-fellowships and regularly scheduled sessions) as well as materials in print, multimedia and Internet-based formats to improve population health status and outcomes.