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Medical Education

The Department is an innovative leader in medical education and has developed new, exciting curricula for medical student and resident education.

Patient Care

Our expert physicians work together and collaborate across specialties to offer access to state-of-the art medical treatments and clinical trials.

Research Dom

The Department of Medicine is one of the top research departments in the United States and represents the largest research faculty group at the University of Minnesota. 

Elizabeth Seaquist, MD

Elizabeth Seaquist, MD, Department Chair

"I am deeply honored to serve as Nesbitt Chair and Head of the Department of Medicine and look forward to working alongside you to advance our missions of research, education, and clinical care while we continue our work to become a more diverse, caring, and inclusive community."

Dr. Seaquist was appointed Chair of the Department of Medicine on September 2, 2022. Read more about her in a recent Press Release

Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research Ranking Places Medicine at #37!

Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research Ranking Places Medicine at #37

We are thrilled to announce that our department secured the prestigious position of #37 in the 2023 Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research Rankings, maintaining our funding at an impressive $48 million.

We are proud to announce 26 Department of Medicine faculty were named to Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s 2024 Top Doctors: Rising Stars Edition! The list recognizes up-and-coming physicians for outstanding achievements in their first decade as professionals

Perlingeiro's new article in NPJ Regenerative Medicine addresses the issue of maturation of human iPSC-derived muscle grafts.


CV faculty members Rajat Kalra, MBChB, MS and Jeremy Markowitz, MD have been honored as 2024 Rising Stars in MSP Magazine's annual Top Doctors ratings.


Dr. Lange will serve as the Society’s President-Elect for a year prior to starting her presidency in July 2025. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to hormone research and care.

The M Physicians Clinical Excellence Honors is a peer-driven program that recognizes the excellence of clinical practitioners as demonstrated through their care for patients. In 2024, roughly 100 faculty of medicine were recognized by their colleagues for the extraordinary patient care they provide.