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.

South Bend


Medical Education Foundation

Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend is advised by the Medical Education Foundation (MEF), a citizen’s advisory board whose mission is to be the regional convener, initiator and facilitator of individuals, groups and organizations interested in improving the intellectual capital base, research and quality of life in health sciences, bio-technology and medical education in Michiana.

MEF is dedicated to providing high-quality medical education in a personal, intimate and value-driven environment. It seeks to leverage the combined talents of IU and the University of Notre Dame by sponsoring collaborative research in cancer, bioengineering and infectious disease that impact the quality of medical care and support economic development in the neighboring regional community.

The Foundation supports public understanding of health and medicine through its sponsorship of the annual Mini Medical School Program on the campus of IU School of Medicine-South Bend. Its members also work to foster collaboration among faculty, staff, scientists, and the business and medical communities leading to the development of products, services and businesses growing in the regional market.

MEF members also have championed financial support for IU School of Medicine-South Bend’s development of the third- and fourth-year clinical education program, and they support the annual gala called the IUSM-SB Medicine Ball.

Board Composition

The Board’s two-dozen members are geographically representative and functionally diverse. They represent members of the regional business communities, educational institutions, health care and medical providers.

  • Jack Ahrens, TGap Ventures, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Rafat Ansari, MD, Michiana Hematology Oncology, PC, South Bend
  • Linda Baxley, Carex Technologies, Inc., South Bend
  • Robert Bernhard, PhD, Office of Research, University of Notre Dame
  • David Brenner, Innovation Park at Notre Dame
  • Randall Cammenga, MD, FACEP, IU Health Goshen Hospital
  • Gary Fromm, MD, Memorial Hospital, South Bend
  • Larry Garatoni, HQ Investments, Mishawaka
  • Jack Gourley, May Lorber, Mishawaka
  • Albert Gutierrez, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka
  • John Hiler, Hiler Industries, La Porte
  • S. Jesse Hsieh, MD, The South Bend Clinic
  • Glenn Killoren, Barnes & Thornburg, Elkhart
  • James Larkin, MS, Scientific Methods, Inc., Granger
  • Samuel Milligan, MD, Nephrology Inc., Mishawaka
  • Christopher J. Murphy III, 1st Source Bank, South Bend
  • Philip Newbold, Beacon Health System, South Bend
  • Andrea Short, 1st Source BAnk, South Bend
  • Sharon Stack, PhD, Harper Cancer Research Institute, Notre Dame
  • Thor Thordarson, IU Health La Porte Hospital
  • Thomas Troeger, MD, South Bend, IN
  • David Van Ryn, MD, Elkhart Emergency Physicians, Inc.
  • Thomas Vidic, MD, Elkhart Clinic