You may have recently received an increased amount of communication from our partners at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD). This includes their 2016 Annual Report calendar. If you did not receive a copy and would like one, please contact Reba Copeland at firstname.lastname@example.org. Supplies are limited.
- Dr. James Boulger published an editorial in Family Medicine (Vol.47, No9.) titled “Income Disparity and Student Career Choice”.
- Dr. Barbara Elliott was recently published in the September edition of Family, Systems, & Health Journal with a piece titled “Survivors’ coping with intimate partner violence: Insights and limitations.”
- Dr. Jacob Prunuske received the Inspirational Award at the 2015 Family Medicine Midwest Conference.
First and second year medical students participated in an annual holiday celebration on the Duluth campus. The lunch was sponsored by the Lake Superior Medical Society for faculty, students and staff. Students participated in a secret Santa exchange and enjoyed an afternoon of holiday cheer before winter break.
In order to prepare for the Rural Medical Scholars Program (RMSP), medical students recently had the opportunity to work with medical professionals during a week-long workshop at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. RMSP enables students to hone their medical skills in rural communities throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin by spending time living and working with medical preceptors in a clinical environment.
National Primary Care Week (NPCW), celebrated October 5-9, 2015, is a week-long celebration hosted by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) aimed at highlighting the importance of primary care.
Every year University of Minnesota Medical School and College of Pharmacy students on the Duluth campus participate in a Rural Community Experience during their orientation week.
A long standing tradition, the students traveled to five different rural communities in Northern Minnesota to get an idea of the culture, economics and health infrastructure of the communities. Faculty, staff and students traveled to Aitkin, Cloquet, Grand Rapids, Hibbing and Moose Lake.
Duluth Medical School Recruitment Scholarship
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2018
Hometown: Sartell, MN
Undergraduate school: St. Cloud State University
Major: Biomedical Science
- Dr. Amy Prunuske was recently published in the Fall 2015 edition of CBE Life Sciences Education with a letter to the editor titled “Response to Overcoming the Barrier to Implementing Authentic Research Experiences through Faculty Mentorship: The ASCB Mentoring in Active Learning and Teaching (MALT) Program Designed to Facilitate Vision and Change – Inspired Teaching Practices.
Mary Cannedy-Clarke, Administrator of Bridges & Pathways Programs, received the President’s Award for Outstanding Service from President Eric W. Kaler, President of the University of Minnesota.
Support the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth
Did you know that you can continue to make a difference after your lifetime by including the University of Minnesota Foundation in your estate plan?
Here are three ways to support the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth:
- Leave a specified dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to the University of Minnesota
Foundation (UMF) through your will or living trust.
- Name UMF as a beneficiary of your retirement plan account or a life insurance policy.
- Arrange a gift that will provide payments to you or others.
If you’ve already included a gift for the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth in your estate plan, we hope you will let us know so we can work with you to ensure that your future gift is directed to the program you wish to support. You can share your gift intentions with us and still remain anonymous.
For more information, contact Heather Heart at the University of Minnesota Foundation at 218-726-6876 or email@example.com.