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Points of Pride

  • Our mission is to combine our scientific and clinical strengths to deliver the best in innovative, accountable, compassionate care to our patients and to impact the field of medicine for all.

  • 70 percent of Minnesota's physicians trained at the University of Minnesota Medical School

    Source: Board of Medical Practice

  • Ranked #3 Medical School for Training Rural Physicians 

    Source: U.S. News & World Report

  • Ranked #7 Medical School in Training Primary Care Physicians

    Source: U.S. News & World Report


The University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians and Fairview Health Services announced an agreement to move forward with an effort to create a nationally-renowned health system that combines academic and community resources.

With suicide rates on the rise, Dr. Kaz Nelson believes changing school curriculums can help kids and reverse the trend.

Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color.

Emmy and her family found their long-awaited answer at the University of Minnesota, in the hands of the academic and clinical care teams.

Sandra spotlight

Medical School Spotlight

Sandra Rocio Montezuma, MD,
Department of Ophthalmology
and Visual Neurosciences


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The University of Minnesota Medical School is a leader in medical education, research, and patient care. Find out if the University of Minnesota Medical School is the right fit for you. 

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