Family medicine faculty from the Twin Cities campus direct the following educational offerings.

Most of the information on this page is for University of Minnesota medical students only. If you're a visiting medical student, please visit our visiting medical student page.


The Family Medicine Clerkship and the Essentials of Clinical Medicine course are required curriculum for University of Minnesota medical students.


UMN medical students receive the opportunity to apply for or enroll in the following clerkships. Completion of any of these experiences fulfills the Family Medicine Clerkship requirement.

UMN Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP)

UMN Metropolitan Physician Associate Program (MetroPAP)

Urban Community Ambulatory Medicine (UCAM)



A variety of elective courses for family medicine are available:

  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Community health
  • HIV care
  • Family medicine research
  • Health care for the underserved
  • Human sexuality research
  • Inpatient family medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Rural medical care
  • Sexual problems in clinical medicine
  • Sports medicine

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