Rural Health Innovation Collaborative

Transforming the Education of Current and Future Healthcare Professionals

Landsbaum Center

The Landsbaum Center for Health Education provides educational facilities to second-year medical students from the Indiana University School of Medicine--Terre Haute, Indiana State University College of Health and Human Services students including nursing, and physicians and staff of Union Hospital Inc. Located on the Union Hospital campus, this educational center offers unique opportunities for health improvement and team learning through partnership and multidisciplinary education. The building houses Union Hospital's Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health, the West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC), and portions of the Indiana University School of Medicine - Terre Haute, and Indiana State University's School of Nursing, part of the College of Health and Human Services.

The center is owned by Indiana University, Indiana State University, and Union Hospital. It brings to fruition the institutions' 30-year vision to train nurses, medical students, and family practice physicians in a facility that allows sharing of resources. It has grown to incorporate several health and human service occupations including social work, applied medicine and rehabilitation, health sciences, and kinesiology, recreation and sport