Skip to main content
About IU

Health is at the heart of what we do

Indiana University’s leadership in health is vital to the well-being of our state.

As a force for transforming lives, IU’s world-renowned professional schools, high-quality degree programs, and groundbreaking research move the fields of health and medicine forward throughout the state.

A man faces the camera head-on, with his hands casually clasped in front of him. He wears a red IU Health shirt, protective glasses, face mask, and has a stethoscope draped around his shoulders.

Strengthening health and medicine across Indiana

With clinical schools located across the state, top faculty, and a record $245.7 million in annual funding from the National Institutes of Health, IU is changing the face of health.

We invest in research, training, and infrastructure that lead to better treatments, more access, new discoveries, and stronger solutions for the world's most complex health challenges.

#1
Top producer of Indiana's nurses, surgeons, and dentists
12
Twelve campuses and locations across the state offer health programs
#1
Home to the largest medical school in the country

In addition to the IU School of Medicine, which trains more doctors than any other U.S. medical school, our health science schools include:

IU also makes a statewide impact through medical education centers in Bloomington, Gary, Fort Wayne, Muncie, South Bend, Terre Haute, West Lafayette, and our newest facility under construction in Evansville.

A statewide network with impact

IU’s system of medical education and research includes:

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Proximity to some of Indiana's largest teaching hospitals
  • Access to clinical care and research centers
Locations
Three IU School of Medicine students stand in blue scrubs around a patient, prepared for surgery

Discover the largest medical school in the U.S.

The Indiana University School of Medicine is transforming health through game-changing research, exceptional student training, and compassionate patient care. From fighting breast cancer to sparking hope in the battle to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s, IU School of Medicine’s work is nothing less than life-changing.

Explore IU School of Medicine
A nursing instructor provides direction to a student interacting with a medical manikin

Educating the next generation of nurses

The incredible work of nurses across the world has never been more visible than it is today. If students want to be part of the future of nursing, they can study at one of the largest nursing schools in the country and enter the workforce as highly skilled professionals ready to make a difference in our communities.

Learn about the School of Nursing
A nursing instructor provides direction to a student interacting with a medical manikin

Fighting COVID-19 from every angle

To beat a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, Indiana University is bringing everything we’ve got. Experts from across IU are working with industry partners and state officials to bolster efforts to end the pandemic—and that means everything from tracking the spread of the disease to aiding in vaccine development.

 

See IU's COVID-19 efforts
A nursing instructor provides direction to a student interacting with a medical manikin

Meet IU's chief health officer

As Indiana University’s inaugural chief health officer, Dr. Aaron Carroll advances the health and well-being of the IU community. He identifies emerging health issues and related initiatives to address them, overseeing the university’s comprehensive approach to managing COVID-19 as well as mental health efforts in support of students.

Read about Dr. Carroll

Get to know IU

There’s a lot worth exploring. See more about our community impact and get a snapshot of IU history.