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.

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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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.


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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