Response Teams & Advisory Group

University of Minnesota Medical Reserve Corps Response Teams

Response teams offer an opportunity for small group interaction and provide for better alignment with member expertise and interest. Response teams also provide a structure for targeted training, operational planning, and exercises.

Join a Response Team

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Behavioral Health Response Team

This team works to minimize the harmful psychological effects of stress and trauma on surviving individuals and families immediately following a disaster. Members of this team must have behavioral health professional experience or be a graduate student working towards licensure in a behavioral health related profession.

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Vaccination Team

 In response to a request from Boynton Health for assistance during campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic operations, the Medical Reserve Corps has developed a Vaccination Team.

Logistics Response Team

MRC Logistics Response Team

This team is responsible for resource management before and during deployments including the physical set up of the deployment site.

Pharmaceutical Response Strike Team

Pharmaceutical Response Team

This team responds to local and national public health emergencies that have a pharmaceutical response component.

Veterinary Medicine Response Team

Veterinary Medicine Response Team

This team responds to local and national animal health emergencies.


Advisory Group

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Student Advisory Group

This group will be reactivated in 2024.
Members of the Student Advisory Group (SAG) assist in determining MRC training and development activities, serve as a resource during training event planning, and act as liaisons between MRC Program and student organizations.