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Register for Mini Bioethics Academy

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics is hosting Mini Bioethics Academy, a three night event to learn about and foster discussion on bioethical challenges in today’s society. Mini Bioethics Academy is open to anyone interested in learning more about bioethics. 

Academic Health Center Communications Plan

The strategic plan will guide the activities of the Academic Health Center Office of Communications as we work to advance the goals and priorities of each of our schools/colleges and centers while also supporting the broader goals of the University’s strategic plan.


The Dynamics and Evolution of Emerging Pathogens

In the first lecture in a series on Emerging Diseases in a Changing Environment, Andrew Dobson (Princeton) will discuss pathogen diversity in natural communities and describe the factors that determine successful emergence and evolution in a well-studied avian pathogen.


How Gratitude Heals, Energizes, and Transforms Lives with Dr. Robert Emmons

Mechanisms linking the practice of gratitude with key health outcomes will be explored. Evidence-based practices and techniques reveal that life is a continual invitation to gratitude that can be created at almost any opportunity.

Employee Spotlight

Brian Lucas with his wife, Betsy and children, Molly and Julia

Brian believes that the AHC is a great place to work because he's surrounded by smart, creative, committed people who are also here for the right reasons.

New to the AHC?

Welcome! You'll likely have a lot of questions as you start your new job at the Academic Health Center (AHC).

We've compiled a list of resources to help before and after your arrival.

New employees

Aerial view of the University of Minnesota campus and downtown Minneapolis overlooking the Mississippi RiverAbout the Academic Health Center

The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC) is one of the most comprehensive in the nation. The AHC includes six schools and colleges, several interdisciplinary centers and programs, and operations and support units, known as the AHC shared services.

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