Engaging collaborators across disciplines and partnering with local communities
The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs leads several initiatives to advance the University’s clinical mission by engaging collaborators across disciplines and partnering with local communities.
Our BOLD Ideas grant program encourages interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the complex issues affecting community and individual health.
Throughout the year, the OACA hosts a series of brainstorming meetings to bring together expertise from across the University to think through actionable ideas that can improve outcomes for patients, families, and communities.
OACA has partnered with world-leading expertise from across the University to create a brain health center that combines clinical and research programs in one place.
OACA offers several grant programs to help faculty and others find new solutions to vexing healthcare issues to help create a Minnesota-wide impact that moves knowledge to patients, and advance interprofessional education and clinical care.
The new HSEC facility has been built to better support interprofessional education and offer a better experience and environment for our health science students.
The MMRC is a community consortium with a mission to implement a rapid response medical strategy to provide Minnesota the highest survival in the world from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
OACA provides leadership of this health sciences-wide effort to provide urgently needed community care initiatives to reduce health disparities.
OACA provides leadership of this University-wide group of faculty that is developing a comprehensive approach to fight opioid abuse and stop the spread of addiction.
OACA’s rural health initiative, is designed to positively impact — in clear and measurable ways — the health and wellbeing of people and communities in rural Minnesota.
OACA supports many efforts around telehealth. By providing services close to home for communities in need, telehealth has great potential as one tool to address health care disparities and resulting poor health outcomes.