The University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus was founded in 1972 with a mission to be a leader in educating physicians dedicated to family medicine, to serve the needs of rural Minnesota and Native American communities.

50+ years later we're very proud to continue to educate more Native American physicians than almost any other medical school in the United States!
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It’s very hard for an Indigenous person to go through an academic setting. Our perspective isn’t inherently valued the same way as the mainstream.