Rendering of ground floor interior hallway in HSEC

New education facility will enhance teamwork among health professionals, preparing students to meet the changing needs of communities across Minnesota and around the world.

Preparing next generation of professionals who will improve the health of Minnesota’s families and communities. About 70 percent of Minnesota’s health care providers train at the University of Minnesota, including doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, public health workers, and veterinarians.

At the hub of innovation in healthcare, with geographical access to world-class hospitals and clinics as well as high-tech medical corporations. We are active around the world with global health collaborations in more than 100 countries across 6 continents.

Part of our core mission is to increase access to health care for underserved communities. We train health professionals through partnerships in every county in Minnesota, including many areas that struggle to provide access to health care. Many of our graduates go on to practice in these same communities.


From the world’s first successful open heart surgery, to the development of one of the most widely used anti-HIV drugs, health professionals at the University of Minnesota have made important discoveries impacting the health of people and animals worldwide. Our international reputation is built upon a long tradition of leadership in health care discovery and delivery.

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