Faculty Resources

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Faculty Research Resources

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is an integrative network of research services and support at the University of Minnesota. The CTSI provides research services and resources for the entire spectrum of clinical and translational research, including basic research, clinical research, and community-engaged research; access to data, information, and knowledge services; and training and advancement programs and career development opportunities.

The Research Toolkit helps investigators and their teams find the resources they need to conduct research at the University.

The Office of the Vice President for Research serves the University's five campuses by advocating for and facilitating the research and scholarly activities of faculty, staff, and students.

The Institutional Review Board is a key component of the University of Minnesota's Human Research Protection Program. It was established to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants.

Check out the Medical School's research web page for more resources!

Medical Education Resources

The Office for Medical Education, led by the Vice Dean for Education and Academic Affairs, is responsible for medical education across the continuum of Admissions, Undergraduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Professional Development, simulation, Mortuary Science, and the Anatomy Bequest Program.

Medical Educator Development and Scholarship (MEDS) aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of medical education by providing basic science and clinical medical educators with the tools they need to be effective teachers, educational leaders, and scholars.

Continuing Professional Development Resources

The Office of Continuing Professional Development partners with departments within the University, as well as external organizations, professional associations, and hospitals/clinics to plan educational activities that meet joint accreditation requirements to offer continuing education opportunities to healthcare professionals. OCPD offers in-person learning activities, online learning activities, and opportunities for faculty to work with OCPD staff to design and develop your own learning activities. OCPD can also assist faculty in maintaining certification and continuing education credits.

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Wellbeing Resources

We invite you to check out the Medical School's wellbeing resources page for specific resources geared toward Medical School faculty members.

The University of Minnesota offers a wellbeing program for faculty and staff to support their physical, emotional, financial, and social health incentives. Faculty and staff can earn points by participating in the wellbeing program, and save money on UPlan premiums. Click here for a complete list of all offerings and their associated points.

The Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing works to help create well-educated, collaborative healthcare professionals who provide whole person care, conduct cutting-edge research that helps drive the economic engine that is Minnesota's health industry, and ultimately work toward healthier families and communities.