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Fellows at IU School of Medicine receive generous benefits in a highly-livable city with low cost of living.

Fellowship in Indianapolis

The IU School of Medicine Indianapolis campus is located just a mile and a half from the center of downtown Indianapolis, which is ranked nationally for livability and ranked 8th by Forbes for best places in the nation for business and careers, with recognition for major health care industry contributions.

Fellows at IU School of Medicine receive a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive health and medical coverage as well as mental health and personal counseling care. Paid time off for residents and fellows is also encouraged, and house staff receive on-call meals, preferential parking at no charge and tuition discounts at Indiana University for dependents and spouse.

Residents and fellows receive a comprehensive health plan that includes options for mental health services and behavioral health care. IU School of Medicine provides free and confidential counseling services to resident and fellow physicians. Available services include individual, couples and family, group counseling, consultation, programming and emergency intervention. All individuals are treated with respect regardless of age, color, counseling concern, ethnicity, gender, marital/parental status, national origin, race, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or veteran status.


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Life in Indianapolis

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Highly praised for its livability, Indianapolis is a fantastic city to explore and enjoy, and its remarkably low cost of living offers our residents and their families endless opportunities to do just that.

Foodies and craft beer connoisseurs find themselves overwhelmed with thriving restaurant and craft beer scenes. Sports fanatics can experience the largest single-day sporting event in the world at the Indy 500 or take in the atmosphere while cheering on any one of many our professional sports teams, from the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Fever and Indiana Pacers, to Indy Eleven soccer games, minor league baseball and hockey games.

Indianapolis offers many opportunities for cultural and historical enrichment, including a Symphony and other performance art organizations, theaters and museums.

Indianapolis hosts the largest gaming convention in the country with GenCon that opens up every August and when it comes to music, Indy draws everything from national headliners playing at one of our large venues to local indie acts playing in one of the many pubs and restaurants.

The city also offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation, from enjoying any of our many running and biking trails to kayaking at Eagle Creek Park to making the short trip to one of the many state parks and nature preserves nearby to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

The many options for family fun include visiting the largest children’s museum in the world to enjoying a walk on Indy’s beautiful cultural trail, exploring any one of the city’s many beautiful parks, or why not take your family to the Indianapolis Zoo or visit our fantastic Art Museum, Newfields, hosting an amazing collection of the worlds greatest artists' works.

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