Jonathan Kirsch

Associate Professor of Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: DHM Admin Team
Phone Number: 612-624-0579
Fax Number: 612-624-3189

Dr. Jonathan Kirsch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency training at Hennepin County Medical Center in Internal Medicine. His clinical interest is the inpatient care of adults, along with a focus on medical education, program development for underserved populations and global health research. He has worked in Hospital Medicine in Ithaca, NY and at the University of North Carolina where he was Associate Director of the Hospital Medicine Program. He has also worked in Farmworker Health in New York and North Carolina. He served as a Fulbright Scholar from 2017-2018 in Cali, Colombia. He is a Core Faculty of the Global Health Pathway here at the University of Minnesota and directs the Inter-professional Migrant Health Rotation.

Clinical Summary

Hospital Medicine; Global Health; Quality Improvement; Rural Health; Ultrasound Research; Mobile Health; Mentoring; Resident Scholarship Education

Media Appearances

Bringing the clinic to the patient, Discovery Magazine
Mobile Health: Bringing Care to Migrant Farm Worker Communities, NRC-RIM
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Usher, M. G., Tignanelli, C. J., Hilliard, B., Kaltenborn, Z. P., Lupei, M. I., Simon, G., Shah, S., Kirsch, J. D., Melton, G. B., Ingraham, N. E., Olson, A. P., Baum, K. D., 2022. Responding to COVID-19 through Inter-Hospital Resource Coordination: A Mixed Methods Evaluation. Journal of Patient Safety, 18 (4): 287-294.
Liebman, A. K., Galvan, A., Kirsch, J. D., Stauffer, W. M., 2021. Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines for Migrant and Immigrant Farmworkers. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
2021. Guide for Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns for Immigrant Dairy Workers. National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants and Migrants,
Syverud, E., Garza, O., Silva, R., Global is Local: Interprofessional Experiential Learning for Migrant Farmworker Health Equity. Academic Medicine,
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Adesida, O., (Presenter), Dwivedi, R., (Presenter), Kirsch, J. D. "Reframing Refugee Health Care: How Crisis Can Teach us to Center Health Equity", Many Faces of Community Health , Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 01, 2022.
Thomas, C., (Author & Presenter), Kirsch, J. D. "Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccines from Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants: Preliminary Findings", ID Week, Infectious Disease Society of America, Virtual, September 01, 2021.