Continuing Medical Education - Arnett

IU Health Arnett Hospital and IU Health Arnett Physicians began providing medical student education in 2009. In 2012 we began taking third year IU School of Medicine Medical Students, 2013 fourth year students were added. The program has grown each year to include students in all four years of medical school. 

As part of a program with Indiana University School of Medicine, students at IU Health Arnett Hospital are given the opportunity to be involved in medical research and work in over 20 departments with over 125 physicians.

Mission

Through this program, we hope to improve healthcare by advancing the quality of medical student and physician education.

Vision

Through the Medical Student Education Program, we envision:

  • becoming the first choice for medical students, interns and residents,
  • providing seamless services for patients of northwest Indiana and
  • maintaining a unified effort to provide high-quality, patient-focused and improvement-oriented services to our community

Participating Departments

For your reference, we’ve provided a list of departments that participate in the Medical Student Education Program.

Medical Student Education

IU Health Arnett Hospital and IU Health Arnett Physicians began providing medical student education in 2009. In 2012 we began taking third year IU School of Medicine Medical Students, 2013 fourth year students were added. The program has grown each year to include students in all four years of medical school. 

As part of a program with Indiana University School of Medicine, students at IU Health Arnett Hospital are given the opportunity to be involved in medical research and work in over 20 departments with over 125 physicians.

Mission

Through this program, we hope to improve healthcare by advancing the quality of medical student and physician education.

Vision

Through the Medical Student Education Program, we envision:

  • becoming the first choice for medical students, interns and residents,
  • providing seamless services for patients of northwest Indiana and
  • maintaining a unified effort to provide high-quality, patient-focused and improvement-oriented services to our community

Participating Departments

For your reference, we’ve provided a list of departments that participate in the Medical Student Education Program.

Phase 1 Year 1 - First Year Medical Students

Students will make 7 clinical visits during the academic year.  This equates to approximately one (1) visit every four weeks.  Each visit is approximately 3 hours in length.  The visits during the first year will be related developing their history and physical exam skills, practicing communication skills, identifying the healthcare team members, and identifying healthcare disparities in practice.    

Phase 1 Year 2 – Second Year Medical Students

Students will make 5 clinical visits during the fall semester of their second year. This equates to approximately one (1) visit every four weeks. The visits during the second year will be related to conducting a focused history and physical exam.

Our Medical Student Education Program allows first- and second-year students to be assigned to a Longitudinal Preceptor.

First and Second Year Students – Foundations of Clinical Practice (FCP)

Phase 1 Year 1 - First Year Medical Students

Students will make 7 clinical visits during the academic year.  This equates to approximately one (1) visit every four weeks.  Each visit is approximately 3 hours in length.  The visits during the first year will be related developing their history and physical exam skills, practicing communication skills, identifying the healthcare team members, and identifying healthcare disparities in practice.    

Phase 1 Year 2 – Second Year Medical Students

Students will make 5 clinical visits during the fall semester of their second year. This equates to approximately one (1) visit every four weeks. The visits during the second year will be related to conducting a focused history and physical exam.

Our Medical Student Education Program allows first- and second-year students to be assigned to a Longitudinal Preceptor.

3rd & 4th Year Clerkships

We offer a wide range of clinical rotations required of third year medical students a rotations, including anesthesiology, cardiovascular surgery, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine (inpatient/outpatient), neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics (outpatient), radiology and sub-specialties in cardiovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery.

We also offer a fourth-year clerkship in emergency medicine, medicine sub-I, radiology as well as elective rotations in general surgery, intensive care unit (pulmonology), interventional radiology, non-surgical obesity medicine, pediatrics and primary care sports medicine. 

During four-week clinical rotations, students perform health history exams, give diagnoses and receive one-on-one feedback from physicians. Rotations provide students with real-world hospital and clinic experiences, helping them prepare for future roles as medical professionals. Clerkships also give them the opportunity to practice or observe procedures, join experienced physicians on patient rounds and conduct interviews with patients.

Learn more about a third year student’s experience by watching the video.

Arnett Cme

For more information about the Medical Student Education Program, please email Cynthia Gamble.

Contact

For more information about the Medical Student Education Program, please email Cynthia Gamble.

We offer a variety of continuing education opportunities for all employees, from emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to physicians. Our partnership with IU School of Medicine and our location near Purdue University provide education opportunities online and close to home.

Lafayette Medical Education Foundation (LMEF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to provide and coordinate continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other health professionals in the Greater Lafayette area. The foundation offers regularly scheduled educational programs, including medicine conferences, pediatric conferences, cancer/tumor board meetings and online education.

The Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education supports IU Health Arnett Hospital and IU Health Arnett Physicians with efforts to provide effective patient care, medical research and lifelong learning opportunities to Indiana physicians and health professionals. This includes the following CME opportunities and services:

  • Live learning opportunities, such as CME conferences, workshops, seminars, live webcasts, mini-fellowships and regularly scheduled sessions
  • Learning materials in print, multimedia and Internet-based formats
  • Services that include expertise in planning CME activities, instructional media consultation, medical faculty development and collaboration for teaching improvement
  • Access to individual CME credits
  • Access to health information and resources

Learn more about Physician Education-Statewide.

Education Resources

We offer a variety of continuing education opportunities for all employees, from emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to physicians. Our partnership with IU School of Medicine and our location near Purdue University provide education opportunities online and close to home.

Lafayette Medical Education Foundation (LMEF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to provide and coordinate continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other health professionals in the Greater Lafayette area. The foundation offers regularly scheduled educational programs, including medicine conferences, pediatric conferences, cancer/tumor board meetings and online education.

The Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education supports IU Health Arnett Hospital and IU Health Arnett Physicians with efforts to provide effective patient care, medical research and lifelong learning opportunities to Indiana physicians and health professionals. This includes the following CME opportunities and services:

  • Live learning opportunities, such as CME conferences, workshops, seminars, live webcasts, mini-fellowships and regularly scheduled sessions
  • Learning materials in print, multimedia and Internet-based formats
  • Services that include expertise in planning CME activities, instructional media consultation, medical faculty development and collaboration for teaching improvement
  • Access to individual CME credits
  • Access to health information and resources

Learn more about Physician Education-Statewide.