INDIANAPOLIS — An progressive new Indiana College program will present a direct path to admission on the IU College of Medication for eligible first-year college students admitted to the College of Science on the future IU Indianapolis. The mixed bachelor’s/M.D. diploma program will give the state’s future medical doctors and medical researchers a head begin of their medical faculty journeys and assist bolster the ranks of Indiana’s well being professionals.
The Pathway to Medication Program will give college students a strong undergraduate basis for medical training via particular curriculum, educational advising, mentoring, MCAT preparation, and scientific or analysis expertise.
“With the creation of IU Indianapolis, our precedence is to coach the workforce our state must thrive,” IU President Pamela Whitten stated. “It’s clear that we’ll want extra physicians in our state shifting ahead. This progressive program will assist us entice and retain a few of our state’s most proficient college students and allow them to pursue a medical profession proper right here in Indiana.”
Pathway to Medication will supply two tracks:
- 3+4: College students will full their training on an accelerated path. The primary three years of research will encompass coursework via the College of Science and the remaining 4 years of coursework via the College of Medication.
- 4+4: College students will full their training on a standard timeline. The primary 4 years of research will encompass coursework via the College of Science and the remaining 4 years of coursework via the College of Medication.
“By making a pathway for these extraordinarily proficient college students to be on the entrance of the road for medical faculty right here in Indiana, we’re enhancing the probability additionally they keep within the state to finish their residencies and follow medication as physicians serving our Hoosier inhabitants,” stated Dr. Paul M. Wallach, government affiliate dean for instructional affairs on the IU College of Medication.
Eligible freshmen who’re straight admitted to the College of Science on the Indianapolis campus and want to pursue medical training can have admission to the IU College of Medication, supplied they meet, and proceed to fulfill, all necessities of the academically rigorous program.
The college plans to start providing this system for fall 2024 enrollment at what’s going to then be IU Indianapolis.