The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs

Reimagining health

Driving innovation and discovery through collaborations across the University, advancing interprofessional care and training, and being a strong partner to the state, industry and community.

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a woman with focus

Our areas of priority include rural health, child brain health, addressing gaps in health equity and disparities, and responding to the pandemic.

We support the University’s strategic plan and President Joan Gabel’s initiatives to ensure mental health and wellbeing on campus.

Land-grant university

All of our work must address issues of equity, diversity, and respect for the people who were displaced from the land upon which this land-grant university was founded. We know we will integrate environmental considerations to help preserve our planet.


Interprofessional Training, Research and Care

The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs provides leadership of and is home to these centers and institutes that facilitate clinical research and training at the University of Minnesota: