The University of Minnesota Medical School is essential to keeping Minnesotans healthy.
Hospitals and clinics around the state—both urban and rural—depend on the University of Minnesota to deliver highly skilled physicians who train as residents and practice in their communities.
Every day, about 900 medical school students and more than 2,000 faculty serve the people of Minnesota at sites throughout the state.
Every year, we graduate 230 well-trained medical professionals, most of whom stay in the region to practice.
The University of Minnesota Medical School consistently ranks among the top in the nation in many areas. We’re a national leader in new models of medical education, underscoring our ongoing commitment to excellence. Our school is known for its top-notch primary care program and has the largest family practice residency in the U.S.
Our students learn from distinguished faculty. The thriving community of faculty physicians and scientists are leading world-class research initiatives. We are known for our groundbreaking work in many areas, including:
- stem cell biology
- brain science
- infectious disease
- cardiovascular health
- translational sciences
Medical school students learn at clinical sites throughout the state, as well as at our primary clinical affiliates, the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital.