Communications and Marketing in Family Medicine

Please note: The following information is intended for faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and others who work for the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.

Communications

Family medicine communications is responsible for building, enhancing, and protecting the department’s image and reputation through marketing communications. We also work to ensure that externally focused materials meet University branding standards and guidelines.

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Andrea Uptmor
Senior Communications Specialist
612-624-0147
uptmo002@umn.edu

Primary responsibilities

  • Print and electronic marketing/promotional materials
  • Web content strategy and management 
  • Social media
  • Digital signage
  • Departmental e-newsletter
  • Stationery

Services

We provide management, strategy, and analysis and/or serve as point-of-contact for the following:

  • Writing and editing
  • Design and layout
  • Print materials
  • Social and interactive media
  • Web and digital signage
  • Video and new media
  • Events (with a community relations focus)
  • Media and public relations
  • Photography
  • Stationery

Family medicine requirements and guidelines

We want our communications and marketing materials to be consistent in tone and style, professional in language and appearance, and mission-driven. This will strengthen our brand, identity, and message.

Department requirements and guidelines for communications follow:

Family medicine resources

University communications standards and guidelines