IUSM-Fort Wayne

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IUSM-Fort Wayne

IPFW Health Professions Center.jpg
DeanFen-Lei Chang, M.D., Ph.D.
Address2101 Coliseum Blvd. East
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone(260) 481-6874
Host CampusIPFW
Class Size30 students
BuildingMedical Education Center
Websitehttp://fortwayne.medicine.iu.edu/

IUSM-Fort Wayne is one of the nine campuses that constitute the Indiana University School of Medicine. It is located on the campus of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).

Facilities

IUSM-Fort Wayne sits on the campus IPFW in a separate building reserved specifically for medical students. It is affiliated with the Lutheran and Parkview hospital systems. Students are now able to spend all four academic years in Fort Wayne

Students have access to:

  • The IUSM-Fort Wayne medical library (24/7 access).
  • Medical school study rooms with couches, white boards and flat screen TVs.
  • Access to the IPFW gym, library, student center, and all other facilities during opperational hours.
  • Free parking on the IPFW campus.

Academics

IUSM-Fort Wayne utilizes a semester scheduling system for both MS1 and MS2 students. Class attendance is not required, although most students attend lectures. Lectures are generally not recorded.

Learning style

Classes are mostly traditional lecture styles with some independent study. Anatomy has a large lab component and Neurobiology has a smaller lab component; Physiology contains in-class exercises and demonstrations. Professors are almost always available to meet outside of class.

MS1 Classes

Year-long: Introduction to Clinical Medicine I.

Fall semester

During the MS1 Fall semester, exams are administered in monthly blocks.

  • Histology
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Spring semester

During Spring semester, exams are administered approximately once or twice a week.

  • Physiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Microbiology/Immunology

MS2 Classes

During the MS2 year, exams are administered approximately once or twice a week.

Year-long: Introduction to Clinical Medicine II, Pharmacology

Fall semester

  • General Pathology
  • Genetics

Spring semester

  • Systemic Pathology
  • Biostatistics
  • Evidence Based Medicine

Things to Do

Restaurants

Bars

  • C Steet
  • The Deck
  • Flashbacks
  • Corner Pocket

Activities

Festivals

  • Three Rivers Festival
  • Johnny Appleseed Festival

Places to Live

Woodbridge

  • 5 minute drive to campus
  • Free non-covered parking (covered parking available at additional cost)
  • Fitness Center and 2 Pools
  • Dog Park/Pet friendly
  • Sand volleyball courts, basketball court, tennis courts
  • Playgrounds
  • 1-3 bdrm available
  • Rent approx: $700-1000

Canterbury Green

  • Easy walk to campus
  • Free non-covered parking (covered parking available at additional cost)
  • Fitness center
  • Grill areas
  • Pet friendly
  • Golf course (Par 3)
  • Raqeutball courts, playgrounds
  • Located along River Greenway
  • 1-3 bdrm available 
  • Rent approx: $730-$1400

Archer's Pointe

  • 7-10 minute drive to campus
  • Pool and sundeck
  • Dog Park
  • Fitness center
  • Grill areas
  • Pet friendly
  • Playgrounds
  • 1-3 bdrm available
  • Rent approx: $600-1000

St. Joe Place

  • 3 minute drive to campus
  • Fitness center
  • Swimming pool
  • 2 basketball courts
  • Fully furnished
  • Individual leasing
  • 2 bdrm and 4 bdrm available
  • Rent approx: $465/bed in 2 bdrm, $437/bed in 4 bdrm

Oak Crossing

  • 10-15 minute drive to campus
  • Pool and sundeck
  • Shared outdoor grills
  • Fitness center
  • Pet friendly
  • 1-3 bdrms available
  • Rent approx: $800-1670

Shoaf Park Villas

  • 6 minute drive to campus
  • Swimming pool
  • Personal grills allowed
  • Cats permitted
  • Studio-2 bdrm available
  • Rent approx: $390-580

IPFW Student Housing

  • 2 minute drive to campus (walking possible)
  • Fitness center
  • Grills
  • Study lounge
  • Utilities included
  • Furnished
  • 1-4 bdrm available
  • Rent approx: $2345-4600/semester

Three Rivers Apartments

  • Downtown
  • Furnished units available
  • Fitness center
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Studio-3 bdrm

Nearby Cities

  • Indianapolis, IN (2 hours)
  • Bloomington, IN (3 hours)
  • West Lafayette, IN (2 hours)
  • Chicago, IL (3 hours)
  • Cincinatti, OH (3 hours)
  • Indiana Dunes (2.5 hours)
  • Lansing, MI (2 hours)
  • Louisville, KY (3.5 hours)