Alumni

David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP, is an associate professor of medicine and believes faculty support of student scholarships plays a critical role in diversifying the future physician workforce. This Give to the Max Day, he encourages all fellow faculty to make a gift with him.

Addressing the opioid epidemic and physician shortage in rural America.

When Agnes Williams Frost dropped out of the Medical School for financial reasons, her son, after finishing the degree she had to give up, is giving back to eliminate financial barriers for current students.

Arnold Leonard, MD, PhD, a retired professor with the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, will receive the Gold-Headed Cane Award for his lifelong contributions to children’s health.

Since graduating, Patton has maintained close ties to his alma mater as a preceptor for students’ clinical rotations, helping them gain first-hand experience at his business.

Please join us for our inaugural Interprofessional Discussion Healthcare Ethics Conference, established by the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health.

Awards recognize physicians who have made outstanding contributions to their communities.

When Vainio tells young Native Americans that they can overcome cultural barriers and succeed in medicine and other professions, he can point to himself as a prime example. Read more

Get to know Dr. Paul Tonkin, medical director of robotic surgery at Essentia Health in Duluth and UMN Medical School alumnus. 

Dr. Rebecca Shlafer (Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics) featured on the National Institutes of Health Director's Blog for her volunteer work on behalf of neglected and abused children. 

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