• Medical Education in the Department of Medicine

    The Department is an innovative leader in medical education and has developed new, exciting curricula for medical student and resident education.

  • Research in the Department of Medicine

    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.

  • Nesbitt Chair & Head of the Department of Medicine

    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.

Enhancing the health of Minnesota, the nation, and the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.

Weekly Conferences

Featured Faculty

Featured Faculty member Dr. Daniel Weisdorf

Daniel Weisdorf, MD recently received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). The award, presented at the ASBMT annual meeting, recognizes Dr. Weisdorf for the continuing contributions he has made throughout his career to the field of blood and marrow transplantation.