Nesbitt Chair & Head of the Department of Medicine
Peter Igarashi, 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.
UMN Researcher Honored for Polycystic Kidney Disease Work
Dr. Peter Igarashi was recently honored with the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease.
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.