Indiana University School of Medicine has been nationally recognized for its research success across many specialties. In 2022, the school received $460 million in funding for research and ranked 14th out of 145 accredited schools in NIH funding.
The school also has unique relationships with two local scientific institutes, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and Regenstrief Institute. The Indiana CTSI is an NIH-funded collaboration between Indiana University, Purdue University, and University of Notre Dame that provides research expertise, financial support, and other resources to help support translational science innovations in Indiana. The Regenstrief Institute is an organization that supports faculty within the IU School of Medicine with research discovery and technological advances. Opportunities to work on research projects within these institutes are available for internal medicine residents.