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A third-year Medical School resident, Ebiere Okah, MD, is advocating against the use of race in medicine at the state and national levels.

Dr. Prasad and his colleagues began the Community Health & Advocacy Talks—or CHAT—to create a space for ongoing conversation about the social determinants of health and connect students and residents with partners and allies in the work of health advocacy.

The U of M Medical School and College of Pharmacy on the Duluth campus work interprofessionally to educate students on Naloxone first aid training and response.

Maryanne Reilly-Spong, PhD, is uniquely qualified and positioned to provide much needed service, bridging gaps in mental healthcare needs for Medical School students through the program, Confidential Bridging Services.

A group of U of M Medical School students added the finishing touches on a new home constructed by Habitat for Humanity, which will become one of 11 new houses on Maryland Avenue in St. Paul for families facing home insecurity.

The study was co-led by Michelle Corkrum, PhD, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) and Ana Covelo, PhD, in the lab of Alfonso Araque, PhD, and in collaboration with Mark Thomas, PhD.

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) chapter at the University of Minnesota Medical School has participated in Laundry Love—a national, monthly service project—since 2015.

Last month, as part of the Minnesota-wide “Give to the Max Day,” more than 175 donors joined together to raise over $36,000 in support of the Medical School, including $23,000 for student scholarships.

Three University of Minnesota Medical School fourth-year students are advocating for change surrounding the negative perceptions of mental health among healthcare providers and trainees. Their goal is to transform the ideations of mental health in the medical field, starting with the language used in credentialing and board licensing processes.

More than a dozen residents, fellows and faculty members shared their experiences in a live storytelling event called the, “Metro-Wide Story Slam,” hosted by the Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education.

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