About the Department of Medicine

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OUR MISSION
The collective mission of the Department of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and their communities, both now and in the future, by integrating scientific discovery with exemplary medical care, ensuring equity and diversity, and training the next generation of physicians in the science and art of medicine.

WELLNESS SUPPORT
Resources to support wellness, decrease burnout, and needs related to changes COVID has imposed on professional and personal life.


FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AWARDS & RECOGNITON

Clinical Awards & Recognition

2021 Outstanding Service Award

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc, AGAF, program director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program and associate professor of medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition received the Outstanding Service Award from the American Gastroenterological Association. Congratulations Dr. Sultan! 

Academy for Excellence Recognition

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Sick

Brian Sick
2020 Inductee ∙ Academy for Excellence in Scholarship of
Teaching & Learning

 

Congratulations to Dr. Kristine Ensrud

Kris Ensrud


2020 Inductee ∙ Academy for Excellence in Health Research

The Academies for Excellence recognizes outstanding faculty in the areas of scientific research, educational scholarship, clinical practice, and team science. (Jan. 2021)

AWARDS & RECOGNITION ∙ Hennepin Healthcare

Drs. David Hilden and Mark Linzer were included in the list of “100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders” in the Minnesota Physician Journal’s November 2020 issue

Dr. Bertram Kasiske was one of 24 University of Minnesota faculty members named on the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list on November 18, 2020, published by insight and analytics firm Clarivate Analytics

Dr. Caitlin Eccles-Radtke, Division of Infectious Diseases & International Medicine was featured on the cover of the Minnesota Monthly, September 2020 issue: "Staying One Step Ahead of the Pandemic

Department wide recognition: Minnesota Monthly Magazine recognized 54 of our faculty as Top Doctors; Mpls. St. Paul Magazine recognized 16 of our faculty as Top Doctors and 33 as Rising Stars


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND FUNDING 


FACULTY ADMINISTRATION AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Dr. Susan Everson-Rose leads the HELM program which supports and promotes a diverse faculty workforce at the University of Minnesota by enhancing the academic excellence and leadership capacity of junior faculty and postdoctoral trainees from backgrounds underrepresented in academia and/or those doing health disparities or health equity-related research. READ STORY

Ben Trappey, MD, assistant professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, is one of three faculty members in the Medical School to lead the new Center for the Art of Medicine (CFAM) — a network woven together by individual threads of passion for art and medicine that date back several years. (Jan. 2021)  READ STORY

 


LEADERSHIP

VICE CHAIRS

Crawford

RESEARCH
Dr. Peter Crawford
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Anne Joseph VICE CHAIR

FACULTY AFFAIRS
& DIVERSITY
Dr. Anne Joseph
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Nixon

EDUCATION
Dr. James Nixon
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BETSY SEAQUIST VICE CHAIR

CLINICAL AFFAIRS
Dr. Betsy Seaquist
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ASSOCIATE CHAIR & ASSOCIATE VICE CHAIRS

Associate Chair
CLINICAL RESEARCH
Dr. Drawz
Dr. Paul Drawz
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Associate Vice Chair
CLINICAL QUALITY & SAFETY
THOMPSON
Dr. Julie Thompson
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Associate Vice Chair
FACULTY AFFAIRS
 & DIVERSITY
ann-marie-weber-main
Dr. Anne Marie Weber-Main
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ORGANIZATION CHARTS


AFFILIATED TEACHING HOSPITAL LEADERS

SECTION HEADS

HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE MINNEAPOLIS VA HEALTH CARE REGIONS HOSPITAL
Dr. Arti Prasad Dr. Shaukat Eli Gertner
Dr. Arti Prasad
Internal Medicine
Dr. Aasma Shaukat
Gastroenterology
Dr. Eli Gertner
Rheumatology