You’re the physician-in-chief at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. You’re also involved in childhood cancer research. What does a typical day or week look like for you? The days and weeks all vary a lot. Last week was spent doing work at our Children’s Oncology Group meeting in St. Louis. The focus for […]
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What made you decide to become a pediatrician? Describe your journey into medicine. I am from a small town in North Dakota and we had some pretty great role models for doctors, very dedicated people. I am an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe. My mother really wanted her children to work […]
When did you know you wanted to become a pediatrician? When I went to medical school, it was only to be a pediatrician. I had long known children were amazing, and I wanted to spend my life surrounded by them. And I adored partnering with the parents who loved them to help bring comfort. The […]
1. What do you like best about your role at ICSI? I really appreciate the chance to work on difficult health care problems facing our state. I believe the partnership of care delivery and health plans is vital to transforming our system to provide the care that our patients deserve. Our work brings together health […]
What do you like best about being a pediatrician at Mayo? I went into pediatrics to help children and adolescents of all backgrounds thrive. I love watching my patients grow and develop at every visit. I am incredibly grateful for my wonderful interdisciplinary team at Mayo. There is a true appreciation of the biologic, psychological […]