Medical students get the opportunity to work in a wide range of medical research labs on the Evansville campus throughout the academic year.

Medical Research

Faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine–Evansville have a wide depth and breadth of expertise in some of the most crucial areas of medical research. Anchored by the Mary O’Daniel Stone and Bill Stone Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, IU School of Medicine–Evansville is a leader in the Midwest for psychiatric and neuroscience research for children and adolescents. Researchers at the Stone Center pursue innovative therapies that alter and advance the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mood disorders through a dramatically expanded research team and first-of-its-kind data lake. 

The Evansville campus offers a wide array of opportunities for students and residents to work alongside these scientists. Additionally, the school maintains strong ties to local healthcare organizations conducting clinical trials and quality improvement initiatives in Southwest Indiana.

Research Training

Several research opportunities are available to students at the Evansville campus and throughout the community. Students can access research training opportunities through summer research programs and the Scholarly Concentration: Quality and Innovation in Healthcare. Through these programs and partnerships, students have the opportunity to work with IU School of Medicine Southwest Indiana residents and faculty in internal medicine, family medicine, and psychiatry.

Scholarly Concentration Program

The Scholarly Concentration program enables medical students to explore an area of interest without adding time to the four-year MD curriculum.

on a lab bench, a hand takes notes about an experiment

Indiana University Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship

The Indiana University Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship (IMPRS) provides a diverse array of research and scholarly opportunities.

Seminars and Other Events

Students are encouraged to attend research events as their schedules allow, including weekly Grand Rounds at Deaconess and St. Vincent hospitals, monthly Collaborative Health Coffee Hour at the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences, and annual invited lectures/research symposiums.