Match Day UMN

On March 16, 2018, fourth-year medical students at the University of Minnesota and nationwide opened envelopes to find out where they will spend their residencies.

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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


“I would say that I am 99 percent excited, and just a little scared,” said McKinnon. “I’m going to be happy wherever I end up, as long as I make it to the next step.”

Medicine is a second career for Vidhu Pandey, who worked as an aeronautical engineer for nearly a decade—even interning on the space program with NASA working on a space shuttle main engine—before deciding he needed a change.

“We are very good at this in Minnesota. Science is the solution, you can be compassionate as you want as a physician, but that alone will not change the natural history of the disease,” said Dr. Tolar.

New findings from cross-sectional research published in JAMA Dermatology.

The facility will help the Medical School train health professionals who are ready to leverage each other’s talents—to improve the health of the communities we serve.

adnan ahmed

Medical School Spotlight

Adnan Ahmed, MBBS,
Department of Psychiatry



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