News & Events


2018 Summer Public Health Institute

The Summer Public Health Institute offers courses for everyone practicing or studying public health and its related fields. The Institute provides a space where innovation happens, allowing faculty and experts to create courses that respond to current advances in their field.


Developing a Comprehensive Resilience Program

From Grassroots to Flourishing: Developing a Comprehensive Resilience Program at a Large Academic Medical Center presented by Jenny Reese, MD, Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director of CU Resilience Program.


Connecting with Joy and Gratitude at Work

Part 1 of a two-part workshop on strengthening resilience at work presented by Jenny Reese, MD, Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director of CU Resilience Program. Open to U of M faculty, staff, and students.


Grit & Growth Mindset to Strengthen Resilience

Develop Grit & A Growth Mindset to Strengthen Resilience - Part 2 of a two-part workshop on strengthening resilience at work presented by Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC, Assistant Core Director, CTSI-Education. Open to U of M faculty, staff, and students.

Limited Space; RSVP Now



Clinical Hypnosis- Fundamentals & Advanced Workshop

The workshops offer responsive instruction in the theory and applications of hypnosis in a clinical setting. There is a mix of lectures, demonstrations, exercises and small group practice with supervision and feedback.


Ninth Annual Maurice Visscher Symposium

Listen to Keynote speaker Barbara Kahn, M.D., from the Harvard Medical School talk about "Novel Signaling Lipids That Regulate Glucose Homeostasis and Inflammation" and join the Young Investigators' Competition at 2pm in Jackson Hall 2-137.


Food Matters for Health Professionals

Food Matters will cover the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing. This 2-day intensive workshop (Saturday 1:00 - 6:45 pm and Sunday 9:00 am - 12:45 pm) includes classroom discussion and hands-on cooking.


Join TeamU and ride in Chainbreaker 2018!

Chainbreaker is a cycling event and fundraising experience to end cancer. Riders can commit to fundraising for 25, 50, 100, or 180 mile routs. Every dollar raised by riders goes to research at Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.


The Minnesota Scapula Course

Presented by the North American Scapula Consortium (NASCon), this conference will equip surgeons with the knowledge, techniques, and tricks to operate on most scapula fractures they will encounter in practice.

Get the event details and registration information


3rd Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition

This annual conference explores the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science. Topics include intergenerational health, agriculture and nutrition, recovering from historical trauma, etc.

Join an Active Learning Classroom Faculty Learning Community

Join a cohort of 20 AHC faculty to prepare for teaching in the new HSEC building. Monthly meetings facilitated by CEI will address instructional approaches and course design strategies to make the most of active learning classrooms. $300 in professional development funds possible. Apply by: August 17, 2018

CTSI Releases Letter of Intent for KL2 Research Career Development Program

Funding Alert! 
CTSI is accepting LOIs through noon, April 30 for its jr faculty scholar program that aims to develop the next generation of clinical & translational investigators. Details: 75% protected time, provides 75% salary support, research funds, and travel funds for up to three years.

2018 CLARION National Case Competition Results

On April 14, 16 teams competed in 14th annual CLARION National Case Competition hosted by the CLARION Student Board and CHIP. Teams presented to a panel of expert judges their solutions for a case revolving around the opioid crisis. Winning teams were awarded the Premier Richard Norling Scholarship.

FPDI and SPSS Team up to Deliver High School Nutrition Services Experience

FPDI and SPPS recently brought 40 high school culinary students to SPPS Nutrition Services to learn how food is safely prepared and distributed throughout the district.

Institutional Racism Mentioned in Few Public Health Journal Articles

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found that the top 50 public health journals published only 25 articles discussing institutional racism between 2002 and 2015.

UofM Launches Cancer Clinical Trials Network

Patients across Minnesota will soon have better access to new cancer treatments through clinical trials thanks to a new state-funded partnership between the U of M and the state's major health systems.

Fellowship for Teaching in Active Learning Classrooms

Fellowship participants will transform a required course into one that maximizes the affordances of Active Learning Classrooms. They will receive project support, priority course scheduling in the Health Sciences Education Center, and a $1,500 stipend. 

Application deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018

Berge named Center for Women and Medicine in Science Director

Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT, CFLE was appointed as the Director of the new Center for Women in Medicine and Science (CWIMS) in the Medical School. Dr. Berge is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.

Pilot Grant Program in Addiction Science

The Medical Discovery Team on Addiction announces a new pilot grant program in addiction science. The grant will support transformative ideas that engage new teams in multiple disciplines. Deadline: April 30, 2018.

Health Effects of the Minneapolis Minimum Wage

Dr. Caitlin Caspi was awarded a 5-year NIH grant to study the health effects of Minneapolis's incremental minimum wage increase to $15/hour. The WAGE$ study will follow 450 Minneapolis workers over 5 years to measure change in finances, diet and other health outcomes.