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OUR GRADUATES BECOME YOUR DOCTORS

The University of Minnesota Medical School has a network of more than 17,000 accomplished alumni. Our graduates play an important role in improving the medical profession, changing public policy and advancing health care. We take great pride in your success and want to hear from you! Please update your contact information, and share your professional and personal accomplishments. 

MD AND MD/PhD ALUMNI

17,703 total

12,564 living 
6,831 living in Minnesota
6,805 living in Minnesota, not retired

TRAINEE ALUMNI

14,248 total

11,471 resident alumni
2,777 fellow alumni

Award Nominations

The Medical Alumni Society is seeking nominations for the Harold S. Diehl Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Early Distinguished Career Award. The Harold S. Diehl Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding professional contributions to the Medical School. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to the community and the Early Distinguished Career Alumni Award recognizes exemplary work of alumni physicians early in their career.

ALUMNI NEWS

Dr. Julie Amaon’s Mission to Expand Access to Reproductive Healthcare

Julie Amaon, MD, is a University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program alum and the medical director for the successful startup Just the Pill. Since she graduated in 2020 and joined the organization, Dr. Amaon has been working to expand access to reproductive health services.

Rural Providers: Building Trust and Continuity of Care

A trailblazing rural physician, Dr. Heidi Korstad provides insight on the importance of continuity of care and trust. Dr. Heidi Korstad was still in medical school (in Duluth) when she volunteered at Curran Hospital in Zorzor, Liberia. That experience cemented her deep conviction that volunteering and community service would be essential to her medical career. Korstad earned her MD while serving as president of her University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus class of 1980. From there, she went on to residency in Eau Claire, WI, and then to a small (three person) practice in...

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GIVE TO THE MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical discoveries transform lives and create a healthier future but we can't do it without your philanthropic support!

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HELP OUR STUDENTS TRAVEL

Each year medical students preparing for the next stage of their training travel the country for exciting — and sometimes stressful — residency interviews. You can help them by volunteering to host a student visiting your area.