Medical Student Programmatic Course Scholarships


We sponsor scholarships for MD and DO students to attend programmatic courses in Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®), osteopathic medicine, and sports medicine.

Students gain knowledge and skills through lecture and hands-on training. Students also get to know residents and faculty of our residency programs.

At least two students who demonstrate strong interest in attending the course are randomly selected for each course. Scholarships are $125 to $400 and include registration, textbooks, meals, and parking. Out-of-state recipients may be eligible for up to $100 travel reimbursement.

Upcoming course


Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®)

Dates: September 7-8, 2017
Time: 8 am-4:30 pm
Location: University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center

Course topics

  • First trimester complications
  • Labor dystocia
  • Preterm labor/premature rupture of membranes
  • Safety in maternity care
  • Vaginal bleeding late in pregnancy

Apply and contact

Apply by filling out the online application by Sunday, August 20.

For more information about the scholarship, contact Laura Pham, 612-626-0194,

Did not get a scholarship?

If you did not get a scholarship and would like to participate in the course, contact Heidi Cerdas Monge, MBA, 612-625-0953,, to confirm availability and register. You will need to pay the course's registration fee.

Photo release

We may take photos of instructors and learners at our programmatic courses, and these may appear in the department’s and/or University of Minnesota’s marketing and promotional materials (e.g., brochures, posters, social media, websites, etc.). Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography subsequent usage. If you do not want to be photographed, please let us know by contacting Heidi Cerdas Monge, MBA, 612-625-0953,