Jennifer Pearson
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Credentials
MD

Associate Professor
Biography

Bio

Jennifer Pearson, MD, is the Course Director for The Healer's Art and OB Longitudinal Course, as well as Clinical Course Director for the Hormone and Reproductive Medicine Course at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus. She teaches within many courses throughout the medical school curriculum, and also serves as a Faculty Advisor and learning community mentor for medical students throughout their four years. She is the Faculty Advisor to the Honor Council, and serves on both the admissions and curriculum committees in Duluth.

Education

MD, University of Minnesota
BA, Gustavus Adolphus College
Major: Biology
Not a degree program, University of Oslo

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency: Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Residency
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Licensures and Certifications

Wisconsin Medical License,
DEA Registration,
Minnesota Medical License,
Licensure/Certification Number: 42346
American Board of Family Practice,

Honors and Recognition

Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
2018
Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
2017
Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
2016
Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
2014
Chief Resident Elect, UW/St. Mary's Hospital Family Medicine Program
1995
Alworth Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Medical Education
1989
Lutheran Brotherhood Scholarship for Academic Excellence
1984
Partners-in-Scholarship from Gustavus Adolphus College
1984
Whiteside Scholarship for Academic Excellence
1984

Professional Memberships

Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Family Physicians
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Pearson, J. L. "The Healer’s Art: A 15-year overview", Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health Department Meeting, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus, Duluth, Minnesota, December 13, 2018.
Pearson, J. L., Olson, MS2, L. "Obstetrical service patterns and outcomes in Grand Marais, MN", Best Practices in Medical Education Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 03, 2018.
Pearson, J. L. "Concerns for human health with sulfide-ore mining in the Rainy River Watershed", U.S. Forest Service, Superior National Forest Headquarters, Duluth, Minnesota, April 26, 2018.
Pearson, J. L., Olson, MS 2, L. "Obstetrical service patterns and outcomes in Grand Marais, MN", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2018 Research and Innovation Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 03, 2018.
Pearson, J. L. "Human Health Concerns of Sulfide Mining in Rainy River Watershed", Washington DC, District of Columbia, February 01, 2018.
Pearson, J. L. "Mandating HIA in EIS and EIW in Minnesota", Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 30, 2018.
Pearson, J. L., Ratner, N., Siebert, K., Carlson, S. "Rural obstetric service use and patient perspectives in Minnesota", American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference, San Antonio, Texas, September 01, 2017.
Siebert, K., Pearson, J. L. "Patient Perspecitives on Loss of Rural Obstetrical Care", Ely Community Forum, Ely, Minnesota, September 01, 2017.
Pearson, J. L., Ratner, N., Stover, S. "Rural obstetrics and maternal preferences", Grand Marais Community Forum, Grand Marais, Minnesota, July 12, 2017.
Pearson, J. L., Ratner, N., Stover, S. "Perspectives on rural obstetric care", Minnesota Rural Health Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, June 20, 2017.
Pearson, J. L., Ratner, N., Siebert, K., Carlson, S. "Rural obstetric service use and patient perspectives in Minnesota", Best Practices in Medical Education Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 04, 2017.
Pearson, J. L., Ratner, N., Siebert, K., Carlson, S. "Rural obstetric service use and patient perspectives in Minnesota", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2017 Research and Innovation Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 04, 2017.
Pearson, J. L., Westra, DO, MPH, R. "Early course in obstetrics increases likelihood of practice including obstetrics", STFM Conference on Medical School Education, Anaheim, California, February 11, 2017.
Pearson, J. L. "Sulfide mining and human health", Public Forum at Teatro Zuccone, Duluth for Clean Water, Duluth, Minnesota, February 04, 2017.
Westra, R., Pearson, J. L. "Teaching female/male clinical exams to first-year medical students", Best Practices in Medical Education Day, University Recreation and Wellness Center, University of Minnesota, May 05, 2016.
Pearson, J. L., Drowos, J., Moore, R., Prunuske, J., Prunuske, A. "The balancing act: Successful academic careers and family fulfillment", STFM Conference on Medical School Education, Phoenix, Arizona, January 30, 2016.
Pearson, J. L., Westra, R. "Teaching female/male clinical exams to first-year medical students", STFM Conference on Medical School Education, Phoenix, Arizona, January 29, 2016.
Pearson, J. L., Saracino, M. "Health concerns related to proposed sulfide mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness", Meeting with US Forest Service and Federal BLM Members, US Forest Service Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, November 09, 2015.
Pearson, J. L., Westra, R. "OB longitudinal course impact survey", Research Day Presentations, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus, Duluth, Minnesota, October 29, 2015.
Pearson, J. L., Onello, E., Nordin, S., Allert, D., Saracino, M., Wendland, D., Ipsen, J., Wegerson, K. "Health concerns related to proposed PolyMet SDEIS/PFEIS", Meeting with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota DNR, St. Paul, Minnesota, September 25, 2015.
Pearson, J. L., Prunuske, J., Westra, R., Michaels, R. "Mentoring: Roles, challenges, and skills development", Best Practices in Medical Education Day: Critical Thinking in Medical Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 07, 2015.
Pearson, J. L. "OB longitudinal course impact survey", Best Practices om Medical Education: Critical Thinking in Medical Education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 07, 2015.
Pearson, J. L. "OB longitudinal course impact survey", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2015 Research and Innovation Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 14, 2015.
Pearson, J. L., Westra, R. "Early obstetrical experiences for first year medical students", STFM 41st Conference on Medical Student Education, Atlanta, Georgia, February 01, 2015.
Pearson, J. L., Onello, E., Nordin, S., Saracino, M. "Proposed sulfide mining and human health in our region, what family physicians need to know", MN Academy of Family Physicians Winter Meeting, Duluth, Minnesota, November 20, 2014.
Pearson, J. L. "Teaching the art of medicine: Courses, conversations, and questions about teaching beyond our science", St. Paul Children's Hospital - Grand Rounds, St. Paul, Minnesota, November 01, 2010.
Pearson, J. L. "Faculty participant and panelist", Gold Humanism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 01, 2010.
Pearson, J. L. "Teaching the art of medicine: Courses, conversations, and questions about teaching beyond our science", Hennepin County Medical Center - Grand Rounds, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 2010.
Pearson, J. L. "Introduction to NOEL and simulator models in medical education", Medical School Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, February 01, 2010.
Pearson, J. L. "Faculty participant and facilitator", Gold Humanism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 01, 2008.