University of Nebraska Medical Center

Enriching Academic Experiences

for faculty, students and trainees

We remain focused on making UNMC the most learner-centered health science center in the nation.

The UNMC Academic Affairs mission is to lead the world in the creation of enriching learning experiences for students and trainees, and cultivate the ongoing professional growth of faculty. It is our vision to make UNMC the most learner-centered health science center in the nation and across the globe.

Meet the Senior Vice Chancellor

H. Dele Davies, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in pediatric infectious diseases and a leader in community health. He has received numerous awards for his research, teaching and mentorship, and focuses on empowering faculty, staff and students to achieve success at UNMC and beyond.

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Academic Affairs is committed to ensuring our educators and learners receive the best academic experience to support their ongoing success.

Serving Educators & Learners

We train more health professionals than any other institution in the state.


students from Nebraska and beyond


faculty across all five campuses


postdocs trained by 80+ mentors

In the News

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2023-2024 Impact in Education winners announced

Eight faculty members were honored for their dedication and ingenuity to educational excellence.

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New Health Design Thinking Program established

The new program signals a major strategic initiative for UNMC and new partnerships with industry leaders.

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UNMC educational programs awarded high rankings

Multiple education programs were ranked among the best in the 2024 U.S. News & World report.