Phase 3 (Year 4)

Phase 3 of medical of training emphasizes professional development activities, individualized career exploration and advanced clinical learning to prepare students for residency. In this phase, students engage in robust clinical experiences that feature progressive levels of direct responsibilities in patient care. In addition, students explore the importance of foundational science knowledge in clinical settings and develop ongoing self-directed, lifelong learning processes.



Career Development and Residency Preparation

The Career Development Office helps students select a specialty, prepare for residency and achieve professional goals. Check out the team’s Phase 3 Career Development resources.

Financial Aid

All graduating students are required to complete a Financial Aid Exit Survey. Learn more about other financial aid services.

Graduation Questionnaire (GQ)

Taking the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) empowers students to share their summative experiences with the school. Your feedback leads to rapid and ongoing changes, is important for continued LCME accreditation and provides important benchmarks for the school. The GQ opens in late winter during Phase 3 and closes after graduation. Completion of the GQ is a professionalism expectation of all medical students.

IU Health Access

The IU Health Physician Education site covers all health system access such as CareWeb, Cerner, etc.

Email Account Transition after Graduation

Your IU email address will expire two semesters after graduation. Ensure you redirect your messages or keep your email address by setting up an Alumni Association account.