MD Student Virtual Tour
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Welcome to the U of M!
This interactive map shows you important buildings on the East and West Banks of campus.
Welcome to the U of M!
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M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center- West Bank
Located on the West Bank near Downtown Minneapolis, this campus of the M Health Fairview University of Minneapolis Medical Center is committed to providing exceptional care to patients in an innovative setting. UMMC West houses several specialties, including pediatric care and neonatal NICU. It is also home to the nationally recognized M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and Minnesota’s only children's behavioral inpatient unit and programming exclusively devoted to children ages 12 and younger.
M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
Located on the West Bank, the Masonic Children's Hospital has had several “firsts,” including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child. As a gopher, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the innovative clinical staff. Tour inside
Variety Club Research Center
The research center houses faculty offices, research centers and surgical services across various disciplines. Notably, it houses the Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Center associated with the Lillehei Heart Institute, where clinical faculty are currently conducting active clinical trials.
Masonic Cancer research Building
Founded in 1991, the Masonic Cancer Center is an integral part of our Academic Health Center. The cancer center was officially designated a National Cancer Institute in 1998 and is one of only 51 in the country and two in Minnesota to earn this title.
Nils Hasselmo Hall
Named for the thirteenth president of the University of Minnesota, this building has faculty offices and the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Pharmacology.
Jackson Hall is one of the longest standing buildings on campus. It holds a myriad of medical school research facilities, departments and administrations, including the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics and the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development.
This is a main administrative building and home to the Dean’s Office. You’ll also find unique research such as the Visible Heart Laboratories, a collaboration with Medtronic as a premiere place to perform translational systems physiology research which ranges from cellular and tissue studies to organ and whole-body investigations. See inside the Visible Heart Laboratories and learn what they’re working on. The Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center(Bakken MDC) at the University of Minnesota is an interdisciplinary program that sits within the Institute for Engineering in Medicine and combines basic research, applied and translational research, education and training, and outreach and public engagement all related to medical devices. The Bakken MDC aims to strengthen interdisciplinary research among faculty in the health sciences and engineering specifically related to medical devices. The center will help train the next generation of medical device inventors and foster new relationships with the successful Twin Cities medical device industry and various government agencies in an effort to improve health care worldwide. We invite you to take a Virtual Tour of the Bakken MDC.
Moos Tower is home to department offices, classrooms, Nursing and Dentistry as well as a Caribou Coffee.
Philip Wangesteen Building
This 14-story building is located right in the heart of the health science campus and houses department offices, classrooms, clinics, and a Freshii for convenient, healthy dining.
M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - East Bank
This is the flagship hospital for M Health Fairview. This location offers the widest range of hospital and clinical services provided through the health system. Complete services range from emergency care to care of patients with the most complex conditions. Areas of specialization include solid organ and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease and cancer. See inside UMMC – East Bank .
M Health Fairview Clinical and Surgery Center
Collaboration and innovation are used to meet each patient’s unique needs in this 342,000-square-foot facility. It also houses 37 adult medical specialties, including cardiology, neurology and orthopedics. Inside the Clinics and Surgery Center is an Ambulatory Surgery and Procedure Center, retail pharmacy, Imaging services, including interventional radiology and mammography, a café with a full service menu for patients and visitors, 171 spacious exam rooms, and 10 ORs and 6 procedure rooms for same-day discharge. Tour the CSC.
Health Sciences Education Center
When you come to the University of Minnesota Medical School, you are joining one of the largest academic health centers in the world. The HSEC is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to transforming health education. Instead of learning in a lecture-style classroom, practice your profession in an active, team-based, small group that mimics the fast-paced environment you’ll encounter as a practicing healthcare professional. Take a look at what the new HSEC has to offer. Take a look at what the new HSEC has to offer.
Lion's Research Building
The Lab of Neural Regeneration and the Lab of Molecular Neurosurgery are located in the Lions Research Building, while the Stem Cell Institute and Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Translational Research can be found in the McGuire Translationational Research Facility. The McGuire Translational Research Facility also houses the Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPS) Facility, which produces iPS cells that are used at the University of Minnesota and at research centers worldwide.
Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building
The Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building is home to the U of M’s leading cancer and cardiovascular researchers as well as the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology. It also houses the Lillehei Heart Institute, a center dedicated to the eradication of heart disease and named in honor of C. Walton Lillehei—a former U of M faculty member and the first surgeon to successfully perform open-heart surgery. The Masonic Cancer Center utilizes the space for chemical biologists focusing on studying chemical carcinogens as a cause of cancer and faculty focusing on novel new therapeutic strategies to fight cancer.
Microbiology Research Facility
The first building at the U of M to be built using new “Smart Lab” technology, the Microbiology Research facility houses the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and faculty from across the health sciences. Take a closer look at the 80,000 square foot space.
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
This building is dedicated to the use of magnetic resonance instrumentation for the non-invasive study of human organ function and physiology. Here, you’ll find some of the most unique and advanced magnetic resonance technology in the world, including the world’s largest imaging magnet. See the U become first in the world to scan a human image using the 10.5T magnet.
Wallin Medical Biosciences Building
The Winston and Maxine Wallin Medical Biosciences Building houses the Center for Immunology, Institute for Translational Neuroscience and the N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Care and Research. This building is also home to the University’s Biocontainment Research Facility and Program, a research facility with fully equipped laboratories designed to safely handle microorganisms that can cause serious human and animal diseases.
Stadium Village is a small neighborhood that borders the East Bank of campus to the East. There are a multitude of apartments, hotels, fast-food and sit-down restaurants, and retail spaces a few blocks from your classes and the Clinics & Surgery Center and University of Minnesota Medical Center - East Bank where you’ll do rotations.
Greenline - East Bank Station
No car? No worries! The Minneapolis Metro Transit passes right through the U of M campus and can connect you to popular destination sites across the twin cities. The Green Line’s East Bank Stop is just a short walk from the heart of the Med School campus, making for convenient and hassle-free transportation. See where else the Green Line can take you. There are also several bus lines that pick-up and drop-off on campus.
M Health Fairview Shuttle
M Health Fairview runs a continuous shuttle for patients, visitors and staff between the East Bank’s Clinics and Surgery Center, Phillips-Wangensteen Building and the University of Minnesota Medical Center. You can also get to select West Bank campus locations using this shuttle. See here for more M Health transportation information.