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OFFICE OF ACADEMIC CLINICAL AFFAIRS

ADVANCING CLINICAL TRAINING AND CLINICAL RESEARCH ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

Vice President Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Vice President Jakub Tolar

The complexity of the future requires emphasized teamwork, cross-disciplinary collaboration, cross-University collaboration, and an increased effort to look beyond ourselves and our own knowledge. The best science, the best education, the best clinical care depends on our interconnection and our diverse experiences.

TACKLING HEALTH CARE CHALLENGES IN NEW AND IMAGINATIVE WAYS

The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA) supports all clinical programs at the University of Minnesota. Our clinical research and training leverages professionals from all disciplines, who work together to improve patient experiences and outcomes. We create the infrastructure for clinical research and prepare the future health care workforce with interprofessional clinical training.

  • 70 percent of Minnesota’s health care providers train at the University of Minnesota

  • Our health care professionals and trainees see more than 1 million patients each year at our hospitals & clinics

  • 1500 clinical training partnerships across Minnesota

  • 51% of the University of Minnesota's research awards were granted to the health sciences in 2018