William Sveen

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Billy Sveen is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Sveen attended Loyola University Chicago where he received his MD and completed an MA in Bioethics and Health Policy. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Minnesota. He completed Pediatric Critical Care fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Sveen’s academic interests are medical ethics and decision-making regarding life-sustaining medical treatment.

Clinical Summary

Critical care, medical ethics, end-of-life decision-making


MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
MA in Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University Chicago Neiswanger Institute, Maywood, IL

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Licensures and Certifications

General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics



Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-301
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Contact

Joanna Perrier
Administrative Phone: 612-625-6678
Administrative Email: jperrier@umn.edu