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Medical Education

The Department is an innovative leader in medical education and has developed new, exciting curricula for medical student and resident education.

Patient Care

Our expert physicians work together and collaborate across specialties to offer access to state-of-the art medical treatments and clinical trials.

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The Department of Medicine is one of the top research departments in the United States and represents the largest research faculty group at the University of Minnesota. 

Elizabeth Seaquist, MD

Elizabeth Seaquist, MD, Department Chair

"I am deeply honored to serve as Nesbitt Chair and Head of the Department of Medicine and look forward to working alongside you to advance our missions of research, education, and clinical care while we continue our work to become a more diverse, caring, and inclusive community."

Dr. Seaquist was appointed Chair of the Department of Medicine on September 2, 2022. Read more about her in a recent Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (1/31/2023) — February is American Heart Month, dedicated to understanding risk factors for heart disease and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle.


On November 10, we had the great pleasure to come together for our Annual Faculty Recognition Reception. It was a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate excellence. During this gathering, we were reminded of the strong community of faculty that contribute to our success in research, teaching, and clinical practice.