Patient Care

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.

The VA Longitudinal Undergraduate Medical Education clerkship, often referred to as VALUE, places a tremendous effort in creating the best experience for students– and patients.

Glioblastoma has received much attention since recent high-profile cases like John McCain and Beau Biden. But University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have been working toward a treatment long before these cases.

Minnesota hospitals and health providers are teaming up to find a common linkage between cases and potential treatments.

David Pearson, MD, recently joined the Department of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor, bringing unique expertise in clinical care and research related to autoimmune connective tissue and autoimmune bullous diseases.

You may not know anyone with Epidermolysis bullosa, or EB, or, may not have ever even heard of it. But if you meet a child or adult with the condition, it is obvious to see the enormous impact it can have on the individual and the whole family.

Fueled by physician shortages, many rural health clinics have been forced to close their doors, requiring patients to drive further to receive the care they need.

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