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.

Rafat Solaiman, an incoming medical student, is integrating his knack for serving others into community service and education.

In a new student-led program, University of Minnesota Medical School students taught over 300 tennis students about the importance of sun safety in a partnership with St. Paul Urban Tennis.

Kristina Krohn, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine, helped lead the interdisciplinary task force behind the elimination of race-based eGFR adjustments at M Health Fairview.

The University of Minnesota Medical School’s Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) is a unique nine-month community based educational experience for third-year medical students aimed at training the next generation of rural physicians.

National data analyzed by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers show that nearly 40 percent of all funds used to pay for medical school are expected to come from family or personal sources and scholarships. The prevalence of these sources, however, varies widely by race and socioeconomic status.