Students

Family medicine doctors, Dr. Power and Dr. Hallberg, create an elective course highlighting the importance of the arts in medicine.

Denise Quintanilla has always known that medicine is her passion. Her scholarships have helped those dreams become a reality.

Two medical students find engaging ways to highlight the importance of understanding community in clinical care.

Tolu Odebunmi and Steffi Masilamani, who founded the IMG Social Group in 2019, are handing off the reins to a new leadership team.

Habib Salama, PsyD, has joined the Office of Learner Development as the next Postdoctoral Fellow in Counseling Psychology. This addition increases the number of medical students able to receive mental health support.

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.

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