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.

Graduate Medical Education

New Resident and Fellow Enrollment

New residents and fellows at IU School of Medicine must complete the enrollment process, which begins at the end of March each academic year. A welcome email from the residency or fellowship program coordinator includes important information about hire requirements, access to the Enrollment Portal, and frequently asked questions with answers.

Required Documents for Appointment

All required documents are available to incoming residents and fellows through the IU School of Medicine GME Enrollment Portal on or around March 31. An email notice from MedHub Notifications contains a unique link to access the portal. Additionally, new residents and fellows are required to read the GME Handbook, complete an electronic I-9 form, electronically sign tax-withholding documents, create an IU Account, and sign up for benefits and direct deposit. Detailed instructions and a timeline are communicated from the GME Office. International medical graduates must complete the appropriate Visa Application and coordinate with the GME Office. Explore the FAQ for Completing Enrollment Documents for additional information.


Graduate Medical Education (GME) orientation contains at least three stages that require mandatory attendance: online modules (prior to arrival), a half-day live on-site orientation and department/ program orientation.

  • Online Orientation: Instructions are provided in the Enrollment Portal. Modules typically open in May each academic year. New residents and fellows should plan to spend about 15 hours over several days to complete all of the required modules before the clinical start date.
  • Live Orientation: The half-day live orientation prepares new residents and fellows for the administrative, academic and clinical expectations for participation in the IU School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education program. The orientation curriculum enables incoming resident and fellow physicians to be successful in the work and clinical learning environment. Focus topics include the profession of medicine at IU School of Medicine, GME support services, priorities of the GME program, and resources available to residents and fellows at IU School of Medicine. Check with the Program Coordinator for your assigned date.
  • Department/ Program Orientation: This stage of orientation is organized and scheduled by the department and program that hosts the residency or fellowship program. Contact the program coordinator for details.