Mina Krenz, a first-year medical student, is one of more than 50 other classmates to have received the Future Physicians Scholarship at the Medical School’s Twin Cities campus since 2016. 

I am pleased to share with you news that we recently welcomed an incoming class of 28 students into our Program.

The survey found that patients who were assigned VALUE students were more than twice as likely to rate their care as “excellent.”

A multidisciplinary group of scientists and clinicians at the University of Minnesota is studying trigeminal neuralgia. The condition causes acute, chronic pain to arise along the trigeminal nerve, the largest of the cranial nerves, which is responsible for sensation in the face and mouth. The group recently hosted Tina Doshi, MD, assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD. They "invited me to come out and look at how they assess their facial pain patients, what things they do for them and learn a little bit more about good ways to approach these really challenging patients,” she said.

David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP, is an associate professor of medicine and believes faculty support of student scholarships plays a critical role in diversifying the future physician workforce. This Give to the Max Day, he encourages all fellow faculty to make a gift with him.

To see more patients, both adult and children, the Pediatric Neurosurgery Department at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital recently expanded its staff and the hours they work to better serve their patients.

Mark Thomas, PhD, neuroscientist and scientific director for the U of M Medical Discovery Team (MDT) on Addiction, believes researchers have an obligation to talk with the public about the societal challenges of addiction.

A new cancer treatment therapy is being tested for the first time in patients at the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center.

The Medical School’s Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter earned recognition as a “2019 Distinguished Chapter” and were asked to present on their group’s success at a national conference.

New study opens at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine.


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