Education

The James Boulger, PhD, Endowed Scholarship has allowed Lillian Meierhoff, U of M Medical School class of 2023, to focus on becoming a compassionate doctor without stressing about money.

Family medicine doctors, Dr. Power and Dr. Hallberg, create an elective course highlighting the importance of the arts in medicine.

Denise Quintanilla has always known that medicine is her passion. Her scholarships have helped those dreams become a reality.

Dr. Anna Wirta Kosobuski and her research team released the final materials in the series of four activity books addressing youth nutrition and wellness titled in Ojibwe, “Minwanjige, Mino Bimaadizi (Eat Well, Live Well).”

Two medical students find engaging ways to highlight the importance of understanding community in clinical care.

Habib Salama, PsyD, has joined the Office of Learner Development as the next Postdoctoral Fellow in Counseling Psychology. This addition increases the number of medical students able to receive mental health support.

The Intro to Rural Family Medicine and Native American Health (IRFMNAH) course is a collaborative academic experience where students get real-life training that introduces both rural medicine and Native American health. 

This training program is a joint effort between the U of M Medical School and the School of Public Health with the aim of preparing their research trainees to address cancer-related health disparities among communities impacted by inequities.

Health Students for a Healthy Climate, an interdisciplinary student group aimed at helping health professionals learn about the impacts of climate change on health, and other advocates are driving a renewed emphasis on planetary health education at the Medical School.

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