Faculty member, Dr. Sandy Stover, Emeritus Professor, Dr. Ruth Westra and RPAP student, Sylvia Blomstrand, plus many others, teamed up with a local organization in April to host a Book Drive during COVID-19.

The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery boasts well-known faculty physicians in cleft palate and craniofacial surgery and care. As they study surgical outcomes, Brianne Roby, MD, and Robert Tibesar, MD, lean on the support of medical students and trainees to advance their academic research.

Mary Ann McNeil, MA, NRP, in the Department of Emergency Medicine received a COVID-19 Education Innovation Grant to support the purchase of virtual simulation training in emergency medicine for third- and fourth-year medical students.

Maria Uloko, MD, releases new podcast, “Battle Cry,” to spotlight people of color in STEM—an acronym she uses for science, technology, engineering and medicine.

The Department of Pediatrics will graduate its first class of residents from the International Immigrant Medical Graduate Track (IIMG), which offers an additional residency spot to internationally-trained medical graduates who have immigrated to Minnesota.

Morgan Brisse, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, talks about her experience in the lab during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Osifuye, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School, will receive a $10,000 scholarship for each year remaining in his medical degree along with access to physician mentorship, a peer network support, leadership development opportunities and financial management education.

Sara Lederman
When applying for medical school, second-year medical student Sara Lederman knew she wanted to stay at the University of Minnesota.

The information session will take place on Wednesday, April 22 from 2 to 3 pm.

A University of Minnesota Medical School third-year pediatric resident, Holly Belgum, MD, recently wrote and illustrated the book, Piggy & Bunny and the Stay-At-Home Plan, with hopes of bringing comfort to children during the COVID-19 pandemic.