Medical Student Education on the Duluth campus


Focus on educating the next generation of physicians to serve the needs of rural and American Indian communities.

students in a simulation exercise

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Duluth campus collaborates with more than 300 community and rural physicians to provide quality clinical medical education and didactic experiences for medical students.

Courses include, but not limited to:

  • Rural health care
  • Patient encounters
  • Obstetrics
  • Diversity and service
  • Community clinical medicine

These experiences, complemented by research and outreach initiatives, allow Duluth faculty and staff to encourage and motivate the next generation of rural and American Indian physicians.

Skills course scholarships

Awards and grants

There are local, statewide, and national family medicine awards and grants available to medical students interested in the specialty of family medicine. Funding includes research grants, leadership awards, and scholarships to family medicine conferences.

Opportunities at our residency programs

Medical students can visit with faculty and residents or do rotations at our residency programs. View what the following programs have to offer:

For the following programs, contact the program administrator for more information: