Medical Students

The Physician Advocacy Network offers opportunities to participate in advocacy and education efforts both on and off campus. Medical students can partner with the Physician Advocacy Network as part of the University of Minnesota’s Public Health and Health Policy project to work on one of two initiatives focused on e-cigarettes and menthol tobacco products. Students have the opportunity to participate in the Menthol Student Advocacy group on campus as well conduct educational presentations to their peers and the greater community about the dangers associated with menthols, flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes. These projects aim to increase awareness among medical students of how to organize advocacy efforts for local-level policy and garner support for that work through education and outreach. For more information on getting involved contact Grace Higgins at