Indiana University School of Medicine is guided by an experienced and committed leadership team that is responsible for ensuring the school fulfills its tripartite mission to educate the next generation of physicians, conduct transformative research, and deliver preeminent patient care.
Dean Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA
Hess joined Indiana University School of Medicine in 2013 as its 10th dean. He leads the largest medical school in the United States, with nine campuses and approximately 11,000 faculty, staff and learners throughout Indiana. During his tenure, he has overseen a 50 percent increase in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, led the school through a comprehensive curriculum reform, and strengthened the relationship with IU Health, the school’s primary clinical partner and one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers.