Department of Medicine

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Education | Research | Patient Care

Department Head: Peter Igarashi, MD

As the Nesbitt Chair & Head of the Department of Medicine, Dr. Igarashi leads the department's efforts towards the mission to improve the health and well-being of people, now and in the future, by providing exemplary medical care, discovering and applying new knowledge, and training the next generation of physicians in the science and practice of medicine.

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  • 660 FACULTY
  • 103 FELLOWS
  • 311 STAFF

Our Outstanding Healthcare, Education & Research encourages the greatest outcome for Healing, Teaching and Discovery.

Research Day is designed to recognize and showcase the wide range of research in the Department by our investigators at all levels of training. It is an opportunity for departmental faculty to share ideas and knowledge while stimulating discussion about opportunities for future collaboration.

2021 Research Day - Robert P. Hebbel DOM Research Day

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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.

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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.