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Jason Ricco, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and co-collaborators will study the role of implicit bias among providers and health care teams in regards to the acute care for BIPOC patients infected with COVID-19.

The NIH-funded study, led by Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, in the Department of Medicine, was stopped early due to superiority in results. Six out of 14 patients survived after early ECMO-facilitated resuscitation, while only 1 out of 15 survived after the standard treatments for cardiac arrest.

This year, the 2020 Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” list featured 188 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty members from 18 departments.

A U of M team led by Michele Allen, MD, MS, and Maiyia Kasouaher, PhD, in the Medical School's Program in Health Disparities Research, will test different communication strategies, in different languages, to improve communication with at-risk Somali, Latino and Hmong communities in the Twin Cities area.

In honor of National Health Center Week, Roli Dwivedi, MD, in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and fourth-year medical student Alycia Chmielewski, talk about their experience teaching, learning and caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic at the Community-University Health Care Center.

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.  

193 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty members in 17 different departments were featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s recently released 2020 list of Top Doctors.

Medical School faculty members, Clark Chen, MD, PhD, Kathryn Dusenbery, MD, and Clara Ferreira, PhD, received the “Appreciation of Excellence” award for their commitment to treating brain cancer patients using innovative GammaTile Technology.

For years, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital has been ranked in more medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report than any other Twin Cities children’s hospital.

Claudia Cohn, MD, PhD, and Jed Gorlin, MD, discuss the use of convalescent plasma in treating COVID-19 and how to donate if someone has recovered from the virus.

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