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Fast Facts

  • Top 10 medical school graduating African-Americans
  • Currently the 2nd largest medical school in the nation
  • Only medical school in the State of Indiana
  • Across 9 campuses within Indiana
  • 12% of the student body are students from underrepresented backgrounds

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Increasing diversity in the health care workforce has been cited as a solution to narrowing the gap in health care disparities disproportionately experienced by racial and ethnic individuals underrepresented in medicine and individuals of low socioeconomic status. In this section we will give an overview of IUSM’s diversity statistics (based on numbers of individuals underrepresented in medicine (URM), starting broadly at the state and national level, and then at the school and program level (medical school, grad school, residency, faculty).

State and National Comparison

Indiana

Nationally

Total Population
6,483,802
308,745,538

Black

9.19%

12.8%

Native American

0.3%

1%

Latino/Hispanic

5.5%

15.9

Medical School Program

2010-2011 Total Med Student body = 12% URM* (154 URM of 1,288 Med Students)

2010 matriculants
16%
50 of 322 matriculants
2009 matriculants
11%
33 of 294 matriculants
2008 matriculants
11%
32 of 288 matriculants

2007 matriculants

13%

39 of 294 matriculants

2006 matriculants

14.3%

40 of 280 matriculants

2005 matriculants

10.7%

30 of 280 matriculants

2004 matriculants

12.6%

36 of 280 matriculants

2003 matriculants

6.4%

18of 280 matriculants

2002 matriculants

10.7%

30 of 280 matriculants

2001 matriculants

7.9%

22 of 280 matriculants

*racial/ethnic data based on student self-report

Graduate Program

There are 373 total graduate students (MS + PhD)
33 are URM by the NIH definition = 9%
Just considering PhD students, URMs = 14 % (28 out of 198)

2010
11%
4 of 35
2009
20%
9 of 46
2008
0%
0 of 42

2007

9.37%

3 of 32

2006

5.63%

4 of 71

2005

10.1%

9 of 89

2004

19.52%

6 of 63

2003

7.01%

4 of 57

2002

16.67%

6 of 36

2001

23.08%

6 of 26

Residency

2010 – 2011 Total Residents = 45% URM
(501 URM of 1,106 residents)

African American

Male

Female

2011

58
5%
59%
41%

2010

61
5.8%
57%
43%

2009

60
5.7%
58%
42%

2008

60
5.7%
58%
42%

2007

58

6%

57%

43%

2006

52

5%

2005

44

4%

2004

44

4%

2003

50

5%

2002

39

4%

2001

35

4%

66%

34%

Faculty

Current full-time faculty as of 2010-2011 = 5.7% URM
(80 of 1,415 total IUSM full-time faculty)

MD Faculty 4.2% URM 60 of 1,415
PhD Faculty 1.2% URM 17 of 1,415
MD/PhD Faculty .19% 2 of 1,415
Other Degreed Faculty .07% 1 of 1,415