Final Rule Under Section 1557 for Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements

University of Minnesota Physicians complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

We provide free aids and services to help people communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters.
  • Qualified spoken language interpreters, for people whose preferred language is not English.
  • Written information in other languages and formats (such as large print, audio and accessible electronic formats).

If you need these services, please let our scheduling or clinic staff know or contact Patient Relations using the information listed below.

If you believe that we have failed to provide these services or discriminated on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with us at: 

University of Minnesota Physicians, Patient Relations 
720 Washington Avenue SE, Suite 200 
Minneapolis, MN 55414 T
EL: 612-884-0661 
FAX: 612-884-0399 

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201; 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).

Complaint forms are available at