Craig Roth, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Craig Roth

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Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

General Internal Medicine

MD, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Residency, University of Rochester, Monroe County, NY

Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Fellowship, American Academy of Communication


Dr. Roth has been a clinician educator in primary care general medicine for 38 years. His research and teaching have focused on communication skills, teaching in clinical settings, and interprofessional education.


  • Teaching in clinical settings
  • Communication Skills
  • Interprofessional education

Awards & Recognition

  • Laureate Award, American College of Physicians (2006)
  • Clinical Excellence Award Minneapolis VA (2012)
  • Residency Teaching Excellence Awards (1997, 2011, 2018)

Professional Associations

  • American College of Physicians
  • Academy of Communication in Healthcare
  • Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity


Research Summary/Interests

  • Medical Education
  • Communication Skills
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Health Disparities


Academic Interests and Focus

Clinical Communication; Communicating across difference; Interprofessional Collaboration


Clinical Interests

Clinician-Patient Communication