Department of Medicine Chair
Wes Miller, MD
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.
The Department is an innovative leader in medical education and has developed new, exciting curricula for medical student and resident education.
Enhancing the health of Minnesota, the nation, and the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.
Dr. Gary S. Francis from the Division of Cardiology is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He was recently honored by the American College of Cardiology in 2014 with the Distinguished Teacher Award and by the Heart Failure Society of America with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Breast Cancer SUPERHERO Portrait Project: Department of Medicine staff member Barbara Porwit works with breast cancer survivors, creating honorary portraits of selected women as their superhero of choice – and then shares the images and stories of these women in their glory with the community.