The Intro to Rural Family Medicine and Native American Health (IRFMNAH) course is a collaborative academic experience where students get real-life training that introduces both rural medicine and Native American health. 

The Association of American Medical Colleges recognized two University of Minnesota Medical School leaders and a medical student for their efforts as part of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

A study conducted by Carlee Toddes, in the lab of Dr. Patrick Rothwell, provides evidence to support the importance of mu opioid receptors in social interactions. Their findings help provide support for individuals with social impairments.

University of Minnesota Medical School graduate students analyzed and summarized literature on the health effects of chemical demonstration control agents, such as tear gas, including the studies which informed existing exposure guidelines.

Health Students for a Healthy Climate, an interdisciplinary student group aimed at helping health professionals learn about the impacts of climate change on health, and other advocates are driving a renewed emphasis on planetary health education at the Medical School.

Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Jim Boulger, PhD, stops by the Duluth Campus for a guest lecture on our campus’s mission-based history and efforts to improve healthcare in rural and Native American communities.

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMAD) is adjusting its name – with student input – to better encompass the office’s mission of engaging a diverse student body.

The Center of American Indian and Minority Health co-hosted a ‘Back to School’ community event on Saturday, August 28, offering fun science activities for local youth.

Koushik Paul, an incoming class of 2025 Medical School student, hopes to utilize and continue community-based participatory research to improve health outcomes in underserved communities.

Madison Esposito, an incoming medical student and member of the Tyme Maidu Nation, hopes to merge a long line of traditional medicine keepers with western medical practice and serve as her community’s first doctor.