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.

Research Labs

Research Laboratories

Faculty investigators throughout IU School of Medicine—in various academic departments and campuses—are advancing medical research in state-of-the-art laboratories that bring together the interests and expertise of school faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows as well as scientists in partner institutions and industry. Faculty leading IU School of Medicine laboratories are focusing on a broad range.


Teaching faculty at IU School of Medicine–Bloomington have active research labs and collaboratively study areas of cellular medicine, including Basic Mechanisms of Disease, Cancer Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Development, Epigenetics, Genomics and Chromatin, Educational Research. Explore the faculty labs in Bloomingon.


Studies carried out in the DeVault Otologic Research Lab focus on speech perception and language development in children and have improved understanding of children’s adaptive behavior development and executive function. The lab is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of research and teaching faculty, a speech-language pathologist and a SOCRA-trained clinical coordinator, who together carry out basic and clinical research for the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.