Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville
The Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville (IUSM-E) was established in 1972 as one of eight IU regional medical schools across Indiana. The program began offering four-year medical education for the first time in the summer of 2014. The mission of Indiana University School of Medicine - Evansville serving Southern Indiana is to:
- Provide outstanding medical education
- Conduct innovative research
- Promote excellent patient care with a focus on preventative medicine
The vision of the IUSM-E is to develop a world-class interdisciplinary team of scientist and clinicians working together to educate physicians and conduct innovative research in a scholarly environment that
- Promotes patient-centered preventive medicine.
- Emphasizes the scientific basis of healthy behavior throughout the four year competency-based medical curriculum
On April 11, 2014, the Indiana University Board of Trustees has selected downtown Evansville as the site to build a multidisciplinary academic medical education and research center that will expand the IU School of Medicine’s presence in the city and dramatically increase medicine- and health-related educational opportunities for students in southwestern Indiana and northwestern Kentucky. The $69.5 million, 170,000-square-foot facility could be completed in late 2017 and will house programs from the IU School of Medicine and the IU School of Dentistry, as well as Ivy Tech Community College, the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville. It is expected to serve as many as 1,800 students.