Leadership

The Department of Surgery recently helped launch the Center for Quality Outcomes, Discovery and Evaluation (C-QODE) alongside other proceduralist departments across the Medical School. With a focus of providing convenient pathways for democratizing data, the center is improving data accessibility for clinical providers and researchers.

The 2021 MN Rural Health Lifetime Achievement Award has been given to Associate Professor, Raymond Christensen, MD, by the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

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. 

Professor, Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, served as the opening keynote speaker in Vienna, Austria for the World Conference on Stress and Related Diseases.

Associate Professor, Raymond Christensen, MD, hosted a televised discussion with local infectious disease expert, Dr. Andrew Thompson, '06, for the multimedia collaboration, "COVID-19 Vaccines: Finding Answers."

Congratulations to faculty member, Dr. Raymond Christensen and MS2 student Tegan Carr on their recent honors from the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2021 Academy Awards.

We are delighted to announce that starting June 1, the Medical Discovery Team on Rural and American Indian Health Equity (Memory Keepers) in Duluth will be led by Kristen Jacklin, PhD, MA.

The University of Minnesota Medical School invites applicants to join our team as Regional Campus Dean to lead and oversee the Duluth Campus, where healthcare for rural, underserved, and Native American communities is at the heart of our mission.

This spring, Dr. Núñez will receive the Exceptional Mentor Award from the AMWA. She shares why mentorship, particularly among women in medicine, is helping to close an important gap in female leadership roles.

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