Alumni

Andrea Benson, MD, ’01, inspires unique partnership with Frost River Trading Co. and Cirrus Aircraft to mass produce face shields and masks needed at Duluth hospitals during COVID-19.

Two graduates from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Michael Rosenberg, MD, ’90, an associate professor in the Department of Radiology, and Chris Jackson, MD, ’89, a neuroradiologist at Minneapolis VA Health Care System, are 2020 ACR Fellows.

Barbara Schneidman, MD, MPH, earned the Medical School’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award, recognizing her for decades of service in many realms—from psychiatry and women’s health to medical education and medical licensure at the state and national levels.

With in-person funerals on a hold because of COVID-19, the Program of Mortuary Science at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to helping families and funeral service practitioners come up with meaningful ways to commemorate loved ones.

 Pam Rask recently created a scholarship, the Cynthia A. Rask Medical School Scholarship, in honor of her late sister who graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1980.

Kaitlyn Schoeck, MD, a 2014 Medical School alumna, describes her day-to-day as a doctor in Staples, Minnesota.

The Program of Mortuary Science at the University of Minnesota Medical School, through the eyes of its longest-serving faculty member, Mike Mathews, has transformed from teaching students about sales and chemistry to a focus on serving the survivors.

Dan Soular, MD, a 2005 Medical School alumnus, talks about the impact and inspiration he received as a medical student at the Duluth campus.

Peter Ubel, MD, a 1988 alumnus from the U of M Medical School, was inducted into the 2019 National Academy of Medicine for his research on the psychology of healthcare decision-making.

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.

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