Indiana University School of Medicine—South Bend

IU School of Medicine-South Bend offers a well-established community medicine experience emphasizing small-group learning and one-on-one clinical training.

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame, students and an award-winning research-based faculty explore medicine in the midst of discovery about next-generation cures. IU School of Medicine-South Bend, like other campuses in the IU School of Medicine statewide system, offers exceptional clinical education opportunities and community participation through student groups, extracurricular activities and a strong partnership with local clinical providers.

Led by national experts in their fields, the medical education program at IU School of Medicine – South Bend follows the school’s statewide core curriculum. Plus, in partnership with Notre Dame, medical students at this campus can pursue combined degrees, including an MD/PhD or MS/MD in Global Health, and take part in research at the Harper Cancer Research Institute and the Eck Center for Global Health.

Live and Learn in South Bend

From maps and handbooks to policies and guidelines, medical students and their families can access campus-specific resources to better understand how to make the most of their years at the IU School of Medicine South Bend campus.

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Campus Tour

Students at the South Bend campus attribute their success to the strong relationships they forge with each other and clinical faculty while studying and training at this IU School of Medicine location.

Spotlight

Gerald W. Morris, MD

Gerald W. Morris, MD

Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine-South Bend
Dr. Morris spent all four-years of medical school at the South Bend campus and completed his family practice residency at Memorial Hospital in South Bend. He now precepts current South Bend medical students and volunteers at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic.
Molly D. Duman Scheel, PhD

Molly D. Duman Scheel, PhD

Associate Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics, IU School of Medicine-South Bend
Dr. Scheel’s groundbreaking work in the genetics of the mosquito Aedes aegypti addresses mosquito development that could end the transmission of Malaria and Zika and aid development of more sustainable pesticides.
“What I like about the South Bend campus, and what’s so special here, is that we’re such a tight-knit group. It feels like you’re with family the entire time.”
Mark Heimberger
Second-Year Med Student, South Bend

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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