Our Team

Anthony Williams

ANTHONY WILLIAMS, MD

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Dr. Williams is a Med-Peds hospitalist at HealthPartners who splits his clinical time between Regions and Children’s Minnesota. He is also an Associate Program Director of the Med-Peds residency program at the University of Minnesota. He is passionate about creative writing and the power of narrative expression to cultivate resilience.

Ben Trappey

BEN TRAPPEY, MD

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Dr. Trappey is a Med-Peds hospitalist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. He is passionate about helping other providers become more effective storytellers through programs and events like story slams, storytelling workshops and electives.

Jon Hallberg

JON HALLBERG, MD

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Hallberg has long been an active patron, participant and volunteer in the Twin Cities arts community, and he has woven medicine and the arts together in myriad ways since he was a medical student. As medical director of the innovative and award-winning Mill City Clinic, he has been able to create a unique space where the art of medicine is carried out seamlessly.

Maren Olson

MAREN OLSON, MD, MPH, MEd

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Dr. Olson is a pediatric hospitalist at Children's Minnesota and an associate program director for the Pediatric Residency at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate about the power of storytelling to build connection, foster empathy and promote healing.