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.