Patient Care

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.

Nurses provide care and comfort that is critical to the patient experience.

Reid was born with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), a life-threatening, inherited disease caused by the lack of a collagen protein that holds the layers of the skin together.

Today, through persistence and determination, Craig is down to two-three sessions a week and inspiring his mother, Larey.

Dr. Badrinath Konety, MD, MBA, Head, Department of Urology has been named as the new CEO of University of Minnesota Physicians (UMP) and Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs for the Medical School.