Sarah Kesler, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Sarah Kesler

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 276 (Pulmonary)
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
PACCS

Administrative Phone
612-624-0999

Administrative Email
paccmed@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-625-2174

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


Critical Care Physician


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Residency, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Kesler was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended St. Olaf College. She subsequently worked as a teacher in Namibia and returned to Minnesota for medical school. She completed both a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Critical Care at Hennepin County Medical Center. She worked regularly for Doctors Without Borders between 2005 and 2011. She is now the course director of the Humanitarian Crisis Simulation, which is co-sponsored by the Medical School, the School of Public Health, and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She is especially interested in multidisciplinary and simulation based education as well as Ethics and End of Life issues in the Intensive Care Unit.

Professional Associations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society

Research

Publications

Kesler SM, Sprenkle MD, David WS, Leatherman JW. Severe weakness complicating status asthmaticus despite minimal duration of neuromuscular paralysis. Intensive Care Medicine. 2009 Jan;35(1):157-60.

Clinical

Clinics

University of Minnesota Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • ABIM through 2023
  • Critical Care through 2017
  • Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health

Clinical Interests

She is especially interested in multidisciplinary and simulation based education as well as Ethics and End of Life issues in the Intensive Care Unit.