Resources & Support

Find the resources unique to you! We are developing resource pages for students, trainees, faculty, staff, and community members.

Through a variety of services and programs, we aim to engage everyone in our collective work toward inclusive excellence, promote equity in access to learning, scientific inquiry, care delivery, and celebrate our diversity through cultural experiences and opportunities on and off campus.

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We aspire to be a learning culture where we can have conversations and learn from each other. Contact us with feedback, questions, concerns or ideas.

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Ana Nunez
Education & Training

Led by Vice Dean Ana Núñez, MD, FACP, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion collaborates with faculty, staff and learners across the Medical School, as well as partners from our communities, to ensure we are celebrating diversity, encouraging conversations and addressing issues of inequities, bias and discrimination in our clinical programs, recruiting, curriculum and research.

Medical student at microscope
Our Collaborators

Our office connects the many ongoing efforts across the Medical School together to facilitate and improve diversity, equity and inclusion. Explore the offices, centers and collaborative partnerships we’re invested in.

Dr. Warlick
Community Voices
Mary Owen MD

Mary Owen, MD, assistant professor of family medicine & biobehavioral health & director the Center of American Indian and Minority Health, was appointed as the Medical School’s inaugural Associate Dean for Native Health. Dr. Owen will lead work to advance health & medical education for those with indigenous heritage on the Twin Cities and Duluth Campuses, and will serve on the Duluth Campus leadership team.

Black male patient in exam room

For decades, doctors nationwide have used two different calculations to measure kidney health: One for Black patients, and one for non-Black patients. M Health Fairview will no longer follow this practice. Read more.

Denis Clohisy, MD

The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery chooses one article as required reading for the Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment taken by thousands of orthopedists every year. This year, an article by Department Head Dr. Clohisy was chosen - Leadership, Communication, and Negotiation Across a Diverse Workforce*: An AOA Critical Issues Symposium.


Across our office and collaborating centers, the University of Minnesota Medical School Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) is excited to welcome three new team members who will help us in our service to students, faculty, staff and o


Jill Foster, MD, Assistant Dean for Pipeline and Pathway Programs, Medical Education Faculty Viviane Leuche, MD, and Eduardo Medina, MD, and BA/MD Scholars Maliah Jaiteh and Sophia Coleman represented the University of Minnesota at the Association


Scholar-led activities provide opportunities for bonding and growth.



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