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Health Sciences

Educating. Discovering. Healing. At the University of Minnesota on the Twin Cities campus, we are treating patients, educating the next generation of care providers, and making discoveries that improve health care in Minnesota and around the world.


of Minnesota’s health professionals are trained at the U of M


students enrolled in 60+ degree programs

1 million+

Patients treated per year


of Minnesota’s health professionals are trained at the U of M


students enrolled in 60+ degree programs

1 million+

Patients treated per year


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We are educating and inspiring the next generation of health care professionals. We support students on their pre-health journey, and our graduates go on to better their communities, heal patients, and develop life-changing treatments and cures.

Spanning all specialties of health care, from veterinary medicine to dentistry, nursing, and surgery, students gather knowledge in the classroom and receive invaluable, real-world experience. 

This is education that changes the practice of health care.

Tamee Livermont

“We don’t have many Native physicians trained in western medicine in my community. My relatives deserve a doctor who will fight and advocate for them.” 

Tamee Livermont
Medical School Class of 2025
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Patient Care

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Innovations in patient care happen here, where groundbreaking work by physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, and veterinarians constantly redefines health care.

Our clinical providers deliver care based on current research and cutting-edge technologies.

Receive the Care You Need

Whether you need primary or specialty health care services, quality dental care, or medical care for a pet, the University provides a full range of health care services for adults, children, and animals.

John Cahir

“I think the Medical School prepares us to be great residents and great doctors. They make decisions based on what is best for the medical students to become the best doctors they can be.”


John Cahir
Medical School Class of 2022
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Young researcher works in lab

The University of Minnesota is home to field-shaping researchers who improve health and save lives. From breakthrough to development, concept to clinical trial, we have the expertise to tackle complex health problems that cannot be solved from one perspective alone. With our legacy of innovation, we are driven to meet the diverse health needs of Minnesota and beyond.

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Health Sciences News

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Talking with U of M

Talking healthcare for LGBTQ older adults with U of M

LGBTQ older adults face a myriad of unique challenges in our health ecosystem. Dr. Rajean Moone discusses what these challenges are and how patients, providers and loved ones can ensure that they are receiving high quality care.

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Expert Alert

Forever Chemicals

“Forever chemicals” have been detected across the state of Minnesota.  Known as PFAS (perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances), the synthetic materials are found in everything from cookware to carpet to cosmetics and many other products — and have been found in some of the state’s drinking water and even in the bloodstreams of people and wildlife.