Interprofessional education

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Interprofessional Education at the U of M Medical School
As a medical student, you will learn from and interact with students from the other health professional schools at the University of Minnesota. Why? Because learning together will help you work together as health care professionals.

Collaboration. It’s what sets the University of Minnesota Medical School apart from the rest. 

In addition to learning in clinic, hospital and laboratory settings, University of Minnesota students get so much more. Through innovative programs like 1Health, our health sciences students work with their counterparts from other health care disciplines. The experience exposes students to the professionals they’ll work with as residents and fellows, and as they begin independent practice.

Part of something bigger

The Medical School is part of the University’s Academic Health Center, which comprises 6 schools and colleges training future health professionals who care for patients, both human and in the animal world.

The Medical School is also home to many centers and institutes that focus on specific fields of study, from drug discovery and development to pandemic research, preparation, and prevention.

Why do partnerships matter? 

Because of our partnerships, University of Minnesota Medical School students enter their residencies and fellowships as well-trained, collaborative health care providers accustomed to working in hospitals and medical centers as a part of teams. 

Because of the connections our students make with our partners – connections that many times result in professional relationships -- it means the Medical School will continue to educate more than half of Minnesota’s doctors. No matter where our graduates seek to practice, they will take with them some of the best teamwork skills in the medical profession. 

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