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.

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Policies

The following policies apply to the services and equipment provided by the IU School of Medicine Imaging and Flow Cytometry Core facility in South Bend.

There is no expressed confidentiality assumed by the core or the core operator for any core instrument. However, if user confidentiality is desired, users must provide a written request to the core director at least one week prior to equipment usage.

Each piece of equipment is set up as a separate recharge center. Current rates are indicated on the pricing page. Users will be invoiced by the IU School of Medicine—South Bend fiscal officer once a month for core services based on log sheets for each instrument. Payment is due within 30 days.

Use of all core equipment operates on a first-come first-served basis. No expressed priority is offered by the core to users, though users are encouraged to communicate with each other in instances of experimental conflicts.

The core does not require authorship for unassisted core usage. When assisted core services are used to produce results for publication, the core director requests authorship, though the final decision to include the core director is at the discretion of the principle investigator of the study. In all cases, the core requests the following statement be placed in an acknowledgements section of any published work which utilized core facilities: “This work was supported by the Indiana University School of Medicine—South Bend Imaging and Flow Cytometry Core Facility.”

All conflicts, including those related to scheduling, technical issues, authorship, quality and authorship, are to be expressed in writing to the core director. The core director will attempt to resolve the conflicts in question. If satisfactory resolution is not reached, the core advisory committee chair will be responsible for mediation before bringing the issue to the entire committee.

All users seeking unassisted utilization of core equipment are required to be trained by the core director before they gain access to any core instrument. This training session will be charged to the user using the assisted rate fee for the instrument. All unique users must be trained, regardless of whether other members of a lab have already been trained. Training must be repeated if six months have elapsed between uses of an instrument. Contact the core director for refresher training.

All principle investigators seeking to use core services are strongly encouraged to include the costs of core instrument usage in any funding proposal. Sub-contracts for assisted services may be sought to cover expenses, particularly for in-depth or prolonged assisted core instrument needs.