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.


Alumni Awards

The Indiana School of Medicine Alumni Association is proud of the impact its members make in the health profession. Every year we honor outstanding alumni and faculty for their contributions. Alumni are encouraged to submit nominations for the following awards.

Award Nominations

A nomination packet includes a cover sheet and a letter of nomination from the person submitting a candidate. The application also needs two supporting letters with information addressing the award for which the alumnus is nominated. You will also need to submit the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Feel free to send any other documents you think are important or bolster the nominee’s credentials.


This honor, which has been presented since 1970, recognizes alumni of IU School of Medicine who brought honor to the school by standing out professionally or performing extraordinary service to their alma mater. All IU School of Medicine graduates and trainees are eligible.

Medical Alumni Awards

For almost a decade, the Alumni Association has picked a graduate who’s made a quick mark in medicine or in service to the School. A nominee must have graduated within the past 15 years to be eligible, as are those who did their training at IU School of Medicine.

Career Achievement Award

The award has been presented for nearly three decades and singles out an educator who demonstrates a passion for educating students, collaborating with colleagues, pushing the boundaries of research, or providing outstanding medical care. Named after a past dean of the medical school and a former IUPUI chancellor, current or former faculty are eligible.

Glenn W. Irwin Award

Named after George Sorrells, Jr., MD’62, this award is for distinguished service in community practice. To be eligible for the award, alumni must have graduated with a medical degree or trained at IU School of Medicine. To be considered, alumni may be in practice or retired.