Training across the globe
Our medical students are invested in health care across all boarders.
Thanks to the structure and support provided by our Global Medical Education and Research Program (GMER), they're finding the training opportunities they want all across the globe.
Medical Discovery Teams
The University of Minnesota Medical School is searching for outstanding researchers who are considered national leaders in their field to join our specialized Medical Discovery Teams. This initiative was funded by the State of Minnesota to help us tackle some of the most difficult health issues facing Minnesota.
Driven to discover and committed to advancing health. We are one of the country’s top medical schools with campuses in the Twin Cities and Duluth.
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Inside the Medical School
Psychiatry faculty member to help lead national autism study
Psychiatry faculty member Suma Jacob, MD, PhD, will lead the local arm of a large-scale, first-of-its-kind national study on autism and its possible genetic markers.
Diabetes therapy heads to FDA for approval
A Phase III clinical trail to treat type 1 diabetes and severe hypoglycemia through pancreatic islet cell transplantation, led by Surgery's Bernhard Hering, MD, is headed to the FDA for approval. This would mark a new standard of care for type 1 diabetes patients.
Announcing the next head of Psychiatry
Sophia Vinogradov, MD, will lead the Department of Psychiatry, starting in August. She is an internationally renowned schizophrenia researcher and currently serves as the vice chair of Psychiatry at UCSF.
Family Medicine researcher is making history
Take inspiration from the passion that drives educator, clinician, researcher, and advocate for healthcare equality Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD. She was recently named a Future History Maker by Minneapolis' Department of Civil Rights.
Friday, May 6
Medical students will celebrate commencement with friends and family on Friday, May 6, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Northrop Auditorium.