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.

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Why Give?

Indiana University School of Medicine—South Bend benefits greatly from the generosity of a strong and supportive community that includes contributions from alumni of the IU School of Medicine South Bend campus who have gone on to build medical practices in this area and throughout the country. Two major gifts—one from Ernestine Raclin, the other from Charles “Mike” Harper—enabled the region to realize the dream of a freestanding medical school and cancer research institute. Raclin-Carmichael and Harper Halls are named in their honor.

Through the annual Medicine Ball, physicians, health care administrators and representatives of the local business community have raised more than $2.2 million in scholarship money to support medical student tuition and expenses. Still, the need for continued financial support continues:

  • Scholarships: The South Bend campus has been able to provide a minimum of $5000 tuition support to third- and fourth-year students in good standing who show financial need. In addition, it awards a number of named four-year scholarships including those listed below.
  • Faculty Research With the opening of Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) in Harper Hall in 2011, faculty of IU School of Medicine—South Bend and University of Notre Dame are engaging in collaborations designed to abbreviate the path from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Generous financial support from donors help seed these collaborations and advance medical research.

For more information on giving opportunities at IU School of Medicine—South Bend, contact the Office of Development (1234 N. Notre Dame Ave., South Bend, IN 46617) at 574-631-5625.

Make a Donation

To make a donation by check to IU School of Medicine–South Bend, make checks payable to “IU Foundation–South Bend” and mail to Indiana University School of Medicine–South Bend, c/o Indiana University Foundation, P.O. Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7072.

You can also use the Give Now option for secure credit card transactions on the IU Foundation’s website. These gifts go to the IU School of Medicine’s South Bend unrestricted general account and are used to support a wide variety of programs. Unrestricted gifts give the School’s South Bend campus much-needed flexibility in meeting its educational and research needs. Be sure to note, on the site, that you are directing your gift to the South Bend medical school campus