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.

Among the most appealing aspects of the Fort Wayne campus is free student parking. That’s right; medical students park in any lot or garage here—for free, anytime. This campus also hosts the Student Research Fellowship Program, which 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.

Residency and Fellowship Programs

As part of the training required to practice medicine in the United States, most states require three to five years of graduate medical education for licensure. Subspecialty training through fellowships can extend the graduate medical education process to as much as 11 years after completion of MD program requirements.

Medical residencies and fellowships provide a vast array of inpatient and outpatient training experiences for future physicians as well as opportunities in medical research. IU School of Medicine sponsors 86 ACGME-accredited and 55 Non-ACGME residencies and fellowships in a broad range of specialties. IU School of Medicine is also the sponsoring institution for the accredited School of Dentistry residency and fellowship programs.

Generous Benefits

IU School of Medicine provides its resident and fellow physicians a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive health and medical coverage as well as mental health and personal counseling care. In addition, paid time off for residents and fellows is encouraged for the purpose of increasing personal well-being. House staff also receive on-call meals, preferential parking at no charge, and tuition discounts at Indiana University for dependents and spouse.

 

Patient Care in Prestigious Hospitals and Centers

At the IU School of Medicine Indianapolis campus, graduate medical education programs are affiliated with nationally recognized teaching hospitals, where educator physicians have a faculty appointment with IU School of Medicine. Training for residents and fellows is also provided at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, the Indiana Hand Center and other clinical facilities throughout Indiana as well as in prestigious research centers, including the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Regenstrief Institute, Walther Oncology Research Center, Wells Center for Pediatric Research, IU Simon Cancer Center, and Diabetes Research and Training Center.

Expansive Medical Libraries

Several professional medical libraries are available to IU School of Medicine residents and fellows. The IU Health Medical Library is located in Methodist Hospital and is equipped with computers and office equipment for use by graduate medical education trainees. Library services at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library include reference assistance, inter-library loans, and free training classes. The VA Medical Library is provided by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

1100
Resident and Fellow Physicians
86
Accredited Residency and Fellowship Programs
55
Non-Accreditated GME Programs
99
Overall Match Rate

Meaningful Mentorship

Integrating resident physicians into the local healthcare and wellness environment is central to the experience at IU School of Medicine, where networking opportunities and access to the academic mission of the organization complement the clinical skills gained as part of training. A mentoring program matches each resident with a Faculty mentor who offers expertise and advice in the specialty area of focus. Residents also participate on professional committees to round out the experience and prepare for successful careers in medicine.

In addition, the Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) Mentor/Mentee Program is designed to enhance the experience of underrepresented residents and fellows in Medicine—including first generation learners, learners from rural areas, and educationally or economically disadvantaged learners—to ensure that all future physicians are poised for successful careers regardless of ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity or other personal attributes. The program engages residents and fellows with faculty committed to supporting the development of a diverse workforce in healthcare and offers a wide range of activities, social events, workshops and networking opportunities.