Emily Onello, MD, joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus in 2012. She directs and teaches several medical student courses, serves as a faculty advisor to medical students, and helps to develop and evaluate curriculum. She focuses on the rural preceptorship experience for students. Current research interests include rural physician workforce challenges, vaccination attitudes and environmental health. She has practiced as a family physician at Bay Area Health Center in Silver Bay, MN as well as at Lake Superior Community Health Center in Duluth, MN. Dr. Onello participated in immunology research involving cellular inflammatory mechanisms at the University of California, San Diego.