Originally known as the School of Medicine and Surgery, the University of Minnesota has had a medical school on its Twin Cities campus since 1888. We are known for being a leader in medical discovery and education.
#7 PRIMARY CARE
#10 FAMILY MEDICINE
149 TOP DOCTORS
#25 NIH RESEARCH FUNDING
The University of Minnesota Medical School is a world-class leader in medical education, research, and patient care. We educate students and graduate physicians, provide patient care, and perform biomedical and clinical research. We have a decades-long foundation of educational excellence training the next generation of healthcare professionals. Our mission is to provide innovative education and training, research that advances medicine and clinical care that improves the lives of our patients.
Our nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals. Our Medical School faculty physicians care for patients and oversee the training of residents and medical students in our primary teaching hospitals.
We’re driven to discover advances in medicine and science that are the result of new ideas and approaches developed through research. Our Medical Discovery Teams work to advance research and care surrounding critical issues that affect our state. Our research ranges from investigating the innermost workings of cells to analyzing health data at a population level. Our researchers, educators, and medical professionals thrive in an environment where cross-discipline teamwork is valued, encouraged, and rewarded.