Education & Training

Learn from some of the best oncology experts in the world

At IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, we’re not exaggerating when we say we’re national and international leaders in cancer care—and we’ll help you build a training path that puts your career on the same influential trajectory.

In the lab, you’ll conduct investigations on pilot projects, landmark studies, and life-changing clinical trials. You’ll publish and present findings. You’ll collaborate with our research partners across the country.

In our hospitals and clinics, you’ll meet patients with every kind of hematologic and oncology disease, and you’ll design treatment plans using therapies developed right here at IU.

There’s no other oncology education like it. Take a look.

A Cancer Research Pioneer: Lawrence Einhorn, MD

“They haven’t changed the lock on my door, so I keep coming to work every day. There’s not a field in medicine that’s more rewarding than oncology.”

Meet Dr. Larry Einhorn

The work of research is not easy. It takes passion, sacrifice, persistence in the face of failure, and the ability to work today for a future we can only envision.

Victoria Champion, PhD, RN, FAAN — IU Distinguished Professor

Educating future cancer investigators

The primary goals of IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center's education and training activities are:

  • To develop a diverse biomedical workforce from "teens to tenure;"
  • To train translational researchers and clinicians with clinical trial expertise to serve the community nationwide; and
  • To disseminate the latest advancements in clinical oncology to caregivers across Indiana to improve patient outcomes.

Our specific education aims are threefold:

  • Coordinate and align cancer center-wide education and training activities across research programs and IU schools
  • Provide cancer research enrichment activities from teens to trainees to tenure
  • Extend educational opportunities for health professionals across Indiana


For more information about graduate training programs at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer and IU School of Medicine, contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education at or 317-274-8282.



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