Patient Care

A multidisciplinary team from the University of Minnesota is giving patients a more interactive role when making decisions about their care through a new award-winning app.

The University of Minnesota is world renowned in both research and care for rare disease, and has a reputation for treating some of the most challenging pediatric cases that often would be turned away elsewhere. 

GT MedTech’s innovative GammaTile Therapy is shown to slow brain tumor progression, designed to improve patient and caregiver quality of life.

These new technologies, known as digital medicines are allowing doctors to monitor their patients, even after they leave the hospital. University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services are the first in the world to apply digital medicines to cancer care.

After years of clinical testing, Oculogica has launched their newest medical device created by the Department of Neurosurgery’s Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD.

Since the hurricane, University of Minnesota Medical School health professionals have made several trips to the island to help provide aid to those affected.

An important part of our work as healthcare providers is bearing witness to social injustice and being allies. Allyship is more than sympathy; it means accompanying others in their struggle and helping open doors for them.

“It will be the most advanced surgical suite in the world,” said Dr. Chuck Dietz, Chair of the Department of Radiology.

In a perfect fit for the season of giving, Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplants in our Department of Surgery, recently conducted a kidney transplant between two colleagues from PreferredOne.

Matt Beal couldn’t wrap his head around it. Just days ago, he and his family were on a weekend getaway in Duluth- his 16-year-old daughter Dara was smiling, laughing, as they took a family boat ride.