Leadership

Faculty member and Anthropologist of Law, Michele Statz, PhD, and Regional Dean, Paula Termuhlen, MD, co-authored a commentary in the American Journal of Public Health, stating that the most common type of legal problem for poor rural residents is healthcare access.

Created by the DFMCH and named for former Department Head Dr. Macaran Baird, the fund will serve to assist the University in recruiting, supporting, and retaining outstanding faculty members who specialize in family medicine, primary care, and healthcare delivery.

The U of M Medical School, Duluth Campus Family Medicine Student Interest Group (FMIG) was recently recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians with a 2020 Program of Excellence Award for exemplary efforts to grow and support interest in family medicine.

A recent multi-collaboration study published in the Journal of Family Medicine suggests that U.S. medical schools overestimate the number of graduates who will enter the primary care workforce.  

Drs. Jakub Tolar, Tim Schacker, Bradley Benson and Sophia Vinogradov joined the Star Tribune to be pannelists on the their townhall, From COVID-19’s Front Lines.

Maria Hordinsky, MD, professor and head of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, was recently elected to the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Board of Directors.

Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, recently received notice of her appointment to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Council. Her research on the intersections of criminal justice and health and their impact on child wellbeing make her the perfect candidate for a state-led team focused on “placing children at the center of government.”

Dr. Beilman plays a critical role in hospital operations as Senior Vice President, Acute Operations and Executive Medical Director for our M Health Fairview partnership.

A program offered through the Institute for Engineering in Medicine, called the “Clinical Immersion Program,” links the medical technology community with Medical School faculty to inspire new collaborations and, even possibly, devices that work to improve clinical delivery systems and patient care.

Remembering Longtime Faculty Member & Regional Duluth Campus Dean Emeritus, Dr. Gary L. Davis.

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