Research Ethics Conference: Changes in Research Rules

Join us for the 4th annual U of MN Research Ethics conference & webcast. National leaders and local experts will explore recent changes to the oversight of basic science, biomedical research, the social sciences, & research with human participants.


Wellbeing Series: Pilar Gerasimo

In this talk, Pilar Gerasimo will offer an eye-opening look at the true nature of our current health challenges and some practical suggestions for embracing The Way of the Healthy Deviant as a means of escaping our unhealthy culture’s deadly vortex.


Assistant Professors: Apply for mentored research career development

CTSI is accepting applications for its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, which offers up to three underrepresented in medicine assistant professors with salaried appointments mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds up to $50,000 over two years.

Learn more and apply

Four U of M-community research teams receive funding to address MN health

CTSI has awarded nearly $200,000 to four 18-month collaborations between U of M investigators and community organizations. The Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grant program supports community-university pilot research that address important health issues identified by MN communities.

Learn more about the awardees

Climate Change and Health Curriculum Initiative

The recently published report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC] illustrates the imminent health dangers from our environment and the climate. In response, several Climate Champions from across the Academic Health Center crafted brief slide sets HERE about the health impacts of climate change.

Developing an Anti-Racism Medical School Curriculum

Rachel Hardeman (School of Public Health) tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.

Finding Good Food Close to Home

School of Public Health partners with Minneapolis on ground-breaking legislation to bring healthy foods to communities.


New to the Health Sciences?

Welcome! You'll likely have a lot of questions as you start your new job in the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA) or Health Sciences.

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

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Clinical partnerships

Stay informed through this archive of updates on the University's clinical partnerships.

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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