Maxwell Busch, MD

Maxwell Busch

Contact Info

MD, with Honors, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL


Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergrad: BA, Biology, Luther College
Awards: Graduated medical school with Honors
Medical Interests: Burn, trauma/acute care surgery, surgical critical care
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family, especially my daughter Charlotte. playing tennis. Working on cars and motorcycles
Why I chose Minnesota: Outstanding reputation. academic environment. Excellent training and exposure to the breadth and depth of general surgery.

Awards & Recognition

  • Spring 2013: Rockton Clinic “R” Award
    Awarded to one student per academic year demonstrating outstanding leadership, teaching and mentoring.
  • 2011-Present: “Outstanding” Clerkship Evaluations
    Earned “Outstanding” final grades in clinical clerkships
    M2: Family Medicine
    M3: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Research Summary/Interests

  • 2012 - Present Community Orientated Primary Care Project
    IRB approved research project examining health education and impact of implementing a medical education curriculum to advance understanding, promote healthy lifestyles and future careers in medicine among elementary school students in an underserved rural Illinois community.

Community Engagement

2013 - Present: The Changing Hearts Project; 2012 - Present: The Bridge Clinic; Fall 2012: Rockford Career Day Academy Expo Fall 2011: Pathophysiology in Clinical Medicine Community Project