• Medical School Announces Retirement of Dr. Macaran Baird

    Professor and Head of the Medical School's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Macaran Baird, M.D., M.S. will retire effective June 2017. Read more.

  • Medical Students Honor Donors of Anatomy Bequest Program

    Medical School Hosts 23rd Annual Service of Gratitude. Read More

  • Medical School Faculty Honored at the 2016 Dean's Distinguished Research Lectureship

    Awardees include Dr. Bruce Blazar, Dr. Kristin Hogquist and seven other faculty members. Check out the image gallery. 

  • Working Across Cultures to Improve Health

    Dr. Patricia Walker Works to Reduce Health Disparities for Globally Mobile Populations. Read more


  • Lessons from the Rugby Field Laid the Foundation for Student's Success

    Third Year Medical Student, Sarah Roe awarded Edwin Haller and Eva Victoria Olson, RN, Memorial scholarships and she credits rugby. Read more.

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.

Medical Discovery Teams

One school. Two campuses.

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.

Twin Cities Duluth

Research Ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.


Awardees include Dr. Bruce Blazar, Dr. Kristin Hogquist and seven other faculty members.

Hundreds of people gathered at Northrop Auditorium for the Medical School’s Service of Gratitude. 

Photo: Scott Streble

Set to retire, bioethicist Steven Miles, M.D., reflects on his career.

The 5-year, $1.8M study will look into local and national issues related to health care for the elderly.