Melissa Plesac, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Melissa Plesac

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware ST SE
MMC 741
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Jordyn Klein

Administrative Phone
612-624-8984

Administrative Email
klei0537@umn.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program


Medical School, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Chief Resident, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Plesac is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine, followed by a year as a Chief Resident, at the University of Minnesota. She completed an Editorial Fellowship for the Journal of Hospital Medicine in 2018 and has previously held teaching positions and leadership roles in undergraduate medical education. She is currently an Associate Program Director for University of Minnesota Internal Medicine residency program. She is interested in medical education, particularly clinical reasoning curriculum development and implementation. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and practices inpatient medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview.

Expertise

  • Medical Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • Diagnostic Reasoning

Awards & Recognition

  • Department of Medicine Educational Excellence Award, November 2020
  • Alpha Omega Alpha – University of Minnesota, 2018
  • Master Teacher Award – University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Society to Improve Diagnosis
  • American College of Physician

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Sepsis Education
  • Clinical Reasoning