Students

Join us via Zoom webinar for the Sixth Annual Medical Student Research Symposium on Tuesday, March 9, 2021!   

Ralph White III, a fourth-year graduate student, has helped establish a new organization, called Black in Cancer, focused on teaching others about cancer, particularly in the Black community, and creating a common, virtual space for Black scientists working on cancer research.

As Match Day 2021 approaches, Richard Campbell, a fourth-year University of Minnesota Medical School student, reflects on his medical school journey, the impact of scholarship support and his aspirations for the future.

Medical research can encompass a wide variety of ideas and scientific processes. It can lead to new discoveries, inform best practices for clinical care and confront challenges within healthcare systems. 

Brendan Johnson, a University of Minnesota Medical School student, and two of his collaborators are producing “Social Medicine On Air,” a podcast that has already published over a dozen episodes on topics like medical ethics during a pandemic, medical activism, antiracist medicine and teenage motherhood, just to name a few.

Drs. Paul Mermelstein and Robert Meisel from the Department of Neuroscience received a $250,000 per year grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, called "A Longitudinal Mentoring Approach to Increase Diversity Among Researchers of Neurological Disorders," to study the problem in detail and develop tangible solutions.

The Karleen Charitable Trust Fund is celebrating its 20th anniversary, a scholarship opportunity that has awarded University of Minnesota Medical School students who focus on primary care in rural communities and who hope to return the giving favor in the future.

Since 1987, the Center of American Indian and Minority Health (CAIMH) has been dedicated to mentoring Indigenous youth throughout the upper Midwest at each level of their education and beyond.

Alesandra Mendoza, a fourth-year medical student, received the Mary Tate Scholarship, which recognizes the efforts of students underrepresented in medicine with a demonstrated interest in working with underserved populations.

The Family Medicine Student Interest Group, at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus was recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians as the 2020 Program of Excellence for exemplary efforts to grow and support interest in family medicine practice.

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