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168 University of Minnesota Medical School faculty were honored in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s 2021 “Top Doctors.” These faculty were chosen by peers through a process that involved extensive research and peer review.

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.

Bruce Olmscheid, MD has explored the world and many careers with his Family Medicine training from the U of M Medical School. One thing that remains constant wherever he goes is his dedication to serving the gay community that he proudly represents. 

Incoming internal medicine resident, Dr. Tesfatsiyon Ergando, has been tireless in the pursuit of helping others – a journey that led him from Ethiopia to the Twin Cities. Now, he looks forward to addressing social determinants of health and giving back to the community as he completes his training at the U of M Medical School.

A research team, led by the University of Minnesota Medical School, found that regardless of socioeconomic status, Twin Cities residents of underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds endure worse COVID-19 outcomes compared to people who are white.

Drs. Genevieve Melton-Meaux and Chris Tignanelli, both in the Department of Surgery, share how they have found success in building learning health system capabilities over the past year in the midst of the pandemic.

Drs. Pearson, Greminger, Onello and Stover transformed their teaching methods on evaluating female pelvic pain to elevate medical student exam skills and introduce transvaginal ultrasound. 

The first geriatric center in India, located in Bangalore, has been recently inaugurated at the St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, a University of Minnesota Medical School partner institution.

Dr. Dahl is one of about 100 orthopedic surgeons in North America with training in the emerging subspecialty area of limb lengthening and deformity correction. His unique expertise and innovative mindset have helped him creatively improve treatment of very complex, orphaned conditions.

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