Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Doing Hard Work to Bring About Change

ON MAY 25, 2020, Mr. George Floyd, a Black man, died at the hands of Minneapolis police. As the Twin Cities was engulfed in weeks of unrest stemming from pervasive systemic racism and police brutality, opportunities to pause, listen, learn, and act arose at the University of Minnesota and across the country. Within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, it became evident that unifying to combat inequities in healthcare and orthopedics was imperative.

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Ann Van Heest, MD, Inducted into the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

We are excited to announce that Ann Van Heest, MD, professor, residency program director, and vice chair of education, has been inducted into the University of Minnesota Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The Academies for Excellence recognizes outstanding faculty in the areas of scientific research, educational scholarship, clinical practice, and team sci

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