Thomas K. Nelson, M.D.

  1. Psychiatrist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Consultation-liaison psychiatry
  • Philosophical psychology
  • Bioethics
  1. 2013
    MA - TheologyCatholic Distance University
  2. 1989
    Senior Resident Associate - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1989
    Resident - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1986
    Internship - Psychiatry and Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1985
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  6. 1983
    Medical SchoolSchool of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth
  7. 1981
    BA - College of Liberal Arts, HistoryUniversity of Minnesota
  8. 1978
    Undergraduate StudiesSt. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. 1991
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Recognition as 2015 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2016
    The Soul as the Form of the Body: Implications for Embryogenesis. 2nd Place, Scientific/Academic Category 2016 Poster Session, 85th Annual Educational ConferenceCatholic Medical Association
  3. 2015
    Recognition as 2014 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2014
    Recognition as 2013 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2009
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  6. 2008
    Recognition from Transitional Year Residency Coordinator for Teaching Transitional Year ResidentsMayo Clinic in Arizona
  7. 1995
    Top Nine Ranking for Mental Health ProvidersPhoenix Magazine
  8. 1989
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 1988
    Howard P Rome Academic Writing Award for Clinical ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 1987
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 1986
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 1985
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1981
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Minnesota
  14. 1980
    Mortenson AwardDepartment of Psychology, University of Minnesota
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    Contact PersonMorbidity & Mortality, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberSocial and Behavioral Determinants of Health Work Group
  3. 2016 - present
    Meeting ParticipantBiomedical Ethics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  4. 2015
    MemberPRC Psychologist Search Committee, Pain Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  5. 2015
    Plummer Project, Addiction Medicine and Nicotine Dependence Subject Matter
  6. 2015 - present
    Expert ConsultantSubject Matter, Electronic Medical Record Project, Mayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup for OPPE Activities
  7. 2015 - present
    Expert ConsultantPlummer Project, Psychiatry Subject Matter
  8. 2014
    RepresentativeDelirium Content Updates, AskMayoExpert
  9. 2014
    Lead
  10. 2014 - present
    LiaisonQuarterly Forum Participant, Maintenance of Certification, Mayo Clinic Support and Resources
  11. 2014 - present
    LeadTransplant and Mental Illness Protocol, Mayo Clinic Three Site Transplant Committee
  12. 2013 - 2014
    MemberPsychiatry Specialty Council
  13. 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup to develop practice guidelines for depression and delirium
  14. 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup for OPPE Activities
  15. 2012 - present
    MemberReliability of the Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation (PACT) Across Mayo Clinic Transplantation Programs Clinical Quality Improvement Project, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  16. 2011 - present
    Vice ChairClinical Practice, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  17. 2011 - present
    Departmental CoordinatorClinical Documentation, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  18. 2011 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Transplant Committee
  19. 2010 - 2011
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  20. 2010 - present
    Leader/SpokespersonTransplant Psychiatry Group
  21. 2010 - present
    Contributing AuthorTask Force 4, 2012 Guidelines of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation for Selection of Candidates for Mechanical Circulatory Support Implantation, International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  22. 2008 - present
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  23. 2007 - 2014
    MemberBiospecimen Trust Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  24. 2007 - 2011
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  25. 2007 - 2009
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  26. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentCatholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix, Catholic Medical Association
  27. 2007 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, Catholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix, Catholic Medical Association
  28. 2007 - present
    Professional MemberSpecial Interest Division 2, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  29. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Catholic Philosophical Association
  30. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety for Aristotelian and Thomistic Studies
  31. 2006 - 2010
    MemberPain Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  32. 2004
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Advisory Committee, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  33. 2001 - present
    Life MemberOmicron Kappa Upsilon
  34. 2000 - 2002
    MemberMedicine/Laboratory Specialties Subcommittee, Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  35. 2000
    ModeratorBiomechanics Session, 28th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, Cervical Spine Research Society
  36. 1998 - present
    MemberCatholic Medical Association
  37. 1997
    MemberNarcotic Policy Sub-Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  38. 1996 - 1998
    MemberChronic Pain Management Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  39. 1993 - 2004
    MemberMayo Integrated Clinical Systems (MICS), Department of Foundation Integrated Services (FIS)
  40. 1993
    MemberMayo Clinic/St. Joseph's Hospital Multidisciplinary Quarterly Pain Management Meetings
  41. 1992 - 1997
    MemberAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  42. 1992 - 1993
    MemberEqual Opportunities Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  43. 1991 - 2002
    MemberPublic Affairs Committee - Federal, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 1991 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Academy of Pain Management
  45. 1990 - 2003
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  46. 1990 - 1991
    Acting ChiefInternal Medicine Clinic, Irwin Army Hospital, United States Army
  47. 1989 - 1992
    MemberPatient Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  48. 1989 - 1991
    MemberThoracic Diseases Career Scientist Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  49. 1987 - 1993
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  50. 1987 - 1989
    Resident RepresentativePsychotherapy Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  51. 1978 - 1979
    Vice PresidentSt. Louis Podiatry Society
  52. 1977 - 1978
    SecretarySt. Louis Podiatry Society
  53.  
    MemberWilliam F. House Society
  54.  
    MemberAssociation of Graduates, United States Air Force Academy
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Publications

Research activities

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