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.


Service Cores

Research core laboratories provide investigators with specialized scientific services to support their research. With these resources, scientists at IU School of Medicine and partner organizations can access state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment, technical expertise, and training that advances their work.


The Advanced Biomedical Information Technology Core offers supercomputing, bioinformatics software, data management and database hosting, massive storage and advanced visualization services.

The Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Service Core, a service unit of the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, provides biomedical data management, informatics and analytical consulting, graphic and website design, and software and website hosting.

The Cardiovascular Ischemia and Vasculogenesis Core provides technical expertise and assistance in conducting experiments employing various rodent cardiovascular disease models for generating physiological data or for testing experimental compounds, molecules, cells or devices.

The Chemical Genomics Core provides investigators with cost-effective access to high throughput screening of structurally diverse, drug-like small molecules in biological assays to discover small molecule tools for basic research, therapeutic development and diagnostic applications.

The Indiana Institute for Biomedical Imaging Sciences offers imaging of tissue biochemistry, physiology, and anatomy provided by the Indiana Center of Excellence in Biomedical Imaging.

The Small Animal Ultrasound Core provides high resolution ultrasound for imaging of rodents and small animals. The core provides expertise, imaging facilities and off-line image analysis for investigators.

The veterinary staff and other highly experienced laboratory animal professionals of the IU School of Medicine Laboratory Animal Resource Center provides training, supplies and specialized service support for medical research. Services center on basic husbandry for a wide variety of laboratory animal species.

The Electron Microscopy Center provides electron microscopy services utilizing either scanning or transmission electron microscopy.

The Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy offers high resolution confocal epifluorescence and multiphoton microscopy of cells, tissues and organs in living animals and fixed samples, and development of methods for imaging and digital image analysis.

The Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Core provides services to assist in the quantification of drugs and/or metabolites, identification of metabolites and pharmacokinetic analysis of data.

The Proteomics Core facility provides identification, quantitation and characterization of proteins and instrumentation development.

The Transgenic and Knockout Mouse Core provides production of transgenic mouse lines using both blastocyst injection of embryonic stem cells and pronuclear injection of DNA.

South Bend

The IU School of Medicine Imaging and Flow Cytometry Core facility, located on the school’s South Bend campus, operates a laser core facility in Raclin-Carmichael and Harper halls, which houses multiple types of laser-scanning equipment that are available to all faculty and staff of IU School of Medicine and the University of Notre Dame. The Imaging and Flow Cytometry Core is a member of the CTSI Resource Core Group.