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Healthcare professionals are lifelong learners who must stay on top of the latest scientific advances. It’s no easy feat — technology is constantly evolving and changing the practice of medicine. Through physician education and training programs, Medtronic is contributing to the collective knowledge of the healthcare ecosystem to improve patient outcomes, help health systems operate more efficiently, and provide better global access to healthcare. In 2019, Medtronic invested $142 million in capacity building and training, reaching 83,000 people.

     

Six individuals dressed in scrubs in operating room

Surgical residents get hands-on training at the Medtronic Physiological Research Laboratories

Working with medical professionals, scientists, engineers, and leaders in academia, Medtronic is committed to tackling some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges.

The work takes many forms at locations around the world. Today, Medtronic contributes to medical education by:

Clinical Training

Training healthcare professionals through a global network of Innovation Centers: Thousands of doctors are trained each year at facilities strategically located around the world.

Virtual Reality

Developing new technology to facilitate physician training: Medtronic is developing several extended reality tools, some of which are simulating real-world experiences to help doctors learn new implant procedures.

Hands-on Training

Offering physician training at preclinical research facilities: At our Physiological Research Laboratories (PRL) — the company’s premiere preclinical research facility — physicians learn the latest surgical implant procedures.

Working with medical professionals, scientists, engineers, and leaders in academia, Medtronic is committed to tackling some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges and improve patient outcomes. We believe medical education plays a major role in getting us there.

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