Peter Weissmann, MD

Associate Professor (affiliated),

Peter Weissmann

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Associate Professor (affiliated)


Since 2011, Peter Weissmann has worked as a general internist in primary care in the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System. He had previously worked as Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center. He has been on the faculty at the medical school since 1993 and is currently a Professor of Medicine.

He completed his MD degree at the University of Minnesota and residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. After joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota, he completed a fellowship at Michigan State University in medical curriculum development.

Throughout his career, Dr. Weissmann has been interested in medical education and mentorship, and in humanism in clinical encounters. He has worked extensively with the Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

He and his spouse of over 30 years have two adult children. In his spare time, Peter likes to play trumpet, his favorite venues being sacred and chamber music.