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A new study, published in Pediatrics, finds that transgender and gender non-conforming youth show lower rates of health care utilization and suffer poorer health than cisgender youth.

Whether you’re playing in the big game, or cheering in the crowd, knowing what to do when faced with an injury can keep you in the action and off of the bench.  

In a new video, Dr. Neil Henderson, Executive Director of the Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team, talks about the team's new community space in Duluth and how its design fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement.


In 1946, the University of Minnesota Medical School began forming an academic affiliation with the Minneapolis VA hospital, becoming one of the first schools in the country to enter into this landmark partnership and, to the best of our knowledge, the first to implement it.

The Office of Medical Education is pleased to announce that Anne Pereira, MD, MPH, FACP, is being promoted to the position of Assistant Dean for Curriculum. Previously the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Dr. Pereira will now provide oversight, vision, and strategy across the curriculum in Undergraduate Medical Education program and brings outstanding skills in strategic thinking and leadership in addition to wonderful content expertise to the position.


I am proud to announce that Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, has accepted the role of executive vice dean (EVD) for the Medical School. This will be an important position on my leadership team, with a strong focus on implementing the Medical School’s strategic plan and driving our goal of excellence in all areas of our mission.


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