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Fellowship Training

The Department of Medicine offers a variety of ACGME-accredited fellowship programs. Training opportunities encompass all areas of internal medicine, including cardiology, clinical pharmacology, infectious diseases and more. With programs offered by each of the department’s 10 divisions, postgraduate internists looking to further their specialized training are provided with an array of opportunities working with exceptional faculty physicians at IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis.

Categorical Internal Medicine

Fellowships in informatics, geriatrics and palliative care are among the offerings with mentorship provided by internationally recognized internal medicine investigators.

  • Geriatrics
    With spaces for six fellows each year, Geriatrics Fellowship opportunities are available in clinical and didactic settings with research avenues offered as well.
  • Palliative Care
    A Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program is offered to postdoctoral graduates looking to advance in the area of end-of-life care. Trainees may elect a one-year clinical track or a two-year track and are invited to be a part of the IU School of Medicine – Kenya Partnership.

Other Specialty Fellowship Programs

  • Clinical Pharmacology
    The Division of Clinical Pharmacology offers a two- to- three year NIH-sponsored fellowship program of research training in clinical therapeutics and personalized medicine as well as all areas of translational research.
  • Endocrinology
    A two-year ACGME-accredited Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship is offered to postgraduates seeking rigorous training in clinical endocrinology and metabolic disease, and research. Fellows are exposed to all aspects of endocrinology through a comprehensive, thought-provoking curriculum.
  • Gastroenterology
    A three-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology is offered through the Department of Medicine. A comprehensive clinical curriculum provides fellows rigorous training in the various aspects of gastrointestinal, pancreaticobiliary disease and liver disease.
  • Hematology/Oncology
    The Division of Hematology/Oncology offers a combined three-year fellowship that is customized to meet the career goals of its trainees. Fellows experience excellent clinical training and mentoring from faculty physicians and are eligible for board certification in both disciplines of hematology and medical oncology.
  • Infectious Diseases
    The Infectious Diseases Fellowship is a two-year ACGME-accredited program that provides subspecialty training in clinical infectious diseases. A third and fourth year is available to fellows interested in pursuing a career in research.
  • Nephrology
    As one of the leading nephrology training programs in the country, IU School of Medicine provides a challenging environment for fellows to excel through one-year Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program or a two-to-three year general Nephrology Fellowship Program.
  • Pulmonary Fellowship Programs
    The Pulmonary Division of the Department of Medicine offers two ACGME-accredited fellowship programs, one in pulmonary and critical care medicine and a fellowship in sleep medicine.
  • Rheumatology Fellowship Program
    The Rheumatology Fellowship Program provides intensive clinical and research training for physicians who are board-certified or board-eligible in internal medicine. Fellows acquire the necessary skills to deliver expert medical care to patients with rheumatic diseases and, if desired, may receive training in independent research.