Follow a Physician

Are you interested in becoming a doctor or nurse practitioner? At IU Health Bloomington Hospital, we are happy to let you shadow one of these professionals in our facility. Just follow the steps below.

Application Process

STEP #1:

Individuals that desire to follow a physician, physician's assistant or nurse practitioner must contact the professional directly and obtain a sponsorship. If you are accepted, he/she may determine the duration of the experience. To find a listing of local physicians, please refer to the “Find a Doctor” link above.

STEP #2:

Once you are accepted by the physician/nurse practitioner, you will need to complete the mandatory steps below before you start your student experience.

  1. Complete the Shadowing Application. Write in the healthcare professional’s name in box 2 on page 2.
  2. Read the Following Material: Student In-service
  3. After you complete the application, contact Student Placement Services for further instructions.

IU Health Bloomington
Student Placement Services
PO Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402

Or by fax: 812.353.5447

Please feel free to contact Student Placement Services: