As one of the three Native American Centers of Excellence in the nation, CAIMH strives to raise the health status of the Native American population by educating Native American students in the field of health care and Indian health. CAIMH provides support to Native American students to attain their medical degree, with many returning to their communities to deliver culturally sensitive health care to their own people.
Educational programs for physicians and other health care providers, designed to promote a lifetime of outstanding professional practice.
The Flexible M.D. gives our medical students the opportunity to construct educational experiences under the close guidance of a faculty mentor to meet their individual needs and allow them to better serve communities and patients. Students may take up to one year to complete their projects, experiences, or opportunities within the Flexible M.D. program.
Academic support services are available to all medical students through the Office of Learner Development. Assistance is offered to help students increase study effectiveness and efficiency and to achieve their learning and academic goals. Medical students are given assistance adapting their learning strategies to the unique challenges of medical education, and in developing skills for lifelong learning in medicine.
Medical educators may be experts in their subject but may not have received special training in educating others. Our unit exists to enable them to acquire the necessary professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and tools to be effective teachers and scholars.
Training for careers directed at the interface of basic scientific research and medicine.
Information and resources for medical students to assist in promoting personal well-being in the context of being a professional.
The Minnesota's Future Doctors program seeks diverse urban and rural Minnesotans with passion and with promise.
Minority Affairs & Diversity
An internationally recognized elective nine-month integrated longitudinal clinical program for third-year medical students interested in rural Minnesota primary care.