Rick A. Nishimura, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Cardiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Heart valve disease
  2. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  3. Pericardial effusion
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Invasive and noninvasive hemodynamics
  • Pericardial disease
  • Valvular disease

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1983
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1983
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1978
    Internship - Internal MedicineRush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
  4. 1978
    MDRush Medical College
  5. 1974
    BAKnox College

Certifications

  1. 1983
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1981
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Teacher of the YearFellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    Presidential CitationAmerican College of Cardiology (ACC)
  3. 2014
    Teacher of the YearFellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2011
    Teacher of the YearCardiovascular Diseases Training Program
  5. 2010
    Outstanding Cardiovasular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2010
    Outstanding Course DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2009
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2009
    DOM Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions in Medical EducationDepartment of Internal Medicine
  9. 2008
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 2007
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2007
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic
  12. 2007
    Laennec Clinician Educator AwardAmerican Heart Association
  13. 2006
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2006
    ACC Gifted Teacher AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  15. 2005
    Teacher of the YearMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  16. 2005
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  17. 2005
    HERO AwardAssociation of Black Cardiologists
  18. 2004
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  19. 2003
    Teacher of the YearMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  20. 2003
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  21. 2002
    ACC/Pfizer Visiting ProfessorshipUniversity of Alabama
  22. 2002
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 2002
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  24. 2002
    Distinguished Alumnus AwardKnox College
  25. 2001
    Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  26. 2001
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  27. 2001
    Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professorship in Cardiovascular Diseases and HypertensionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  28. 2001
    Outstanding Program DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  29. 2000
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  30. 2000
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 1999
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 1999
    Outstanding FacultyMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  33. 1998
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  34. 1998
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  35. 1997
    Teacher of the Year (reaffirmation, Internal Medicine)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  36. 1997
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  37. 1996
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  38. 1996
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  39. 1996
    Plummer Award - Distinguished ClinicianMayo Clinic
  40. 1995
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  41. 1995
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  42. 1994
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  43. 1993
    Teacher of the Year (reaffirmation)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  44. 1993
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  45. 1992
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  46. 1991
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  47. 1990
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 1989
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  49. 1988
    Teacher of the Year (inducted into Hall of Fame)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  50. 1986
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  51. 1985
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  52. 1983
    Travel AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  53. 1977
    AOARush Medical College
  54. 1974
    Magna Cum LaudeKnox College
  55. 1974
    Phi Beta KappaKnox College
  56. 1974
    Zetterberg Award for Outstanding Scholar/AthleteKnox College
  57. 1974
    CRC Chemistry AwardKnox College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014
    Honorary MemberBritish Cardiovascular Society
  2. 2014
    Abstract GraderAmerican College of Cardiology
  3. 2011 - present
    MasterAmerican College of Physicians
  4. 2010
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  5. 2007 - present
    MemberEducation Integration Committee, Board of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
  6. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
  7. 2006 - present
    Associate ChairDepartment of Medicine Lifelong Learning, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2006 - present
    ChairEducation Technology Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2006 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  10. 2006 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2004 - present
    MemberTask Force Guidelines Committee, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  12. 2004 - present
    MemberValvular Heart Disease Guideline Committee, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  13. 2002 - 2006
    MemberExpense Management Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  14. 2002 - 2004
    ChairNew Directions in CME, American College of Cardiology
  15. 2002 - 2004
    MemberNew Directions in CME, American College of Cardiology
  16. 2001 - 2005
    Vice ChairHospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  17. 2001 - 2005
    MemberHospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 2000 - 2005
    Associate ChairInpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 2000 - 2005
    MemberInpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  20. 2000 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2000 - present
    MemberDOM Executive Committee, Inpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 1999 - 2000
    ChairNew CME Task Force, American College of Cardiology
  23. 1999 - 2000
    MemberNew CME Task Force, American College of Cardiology
  24. 1999 - 2000
    MemberTask Force for 21st Century, American College of Cardiology
  25. 1998 - 2004
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  26. 1998 - 2004
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 1997 - 2002
    ChairEducational Programs Committee, American College of Cardiology
  28. 1996 - 1998
    ChairCardiovascular Education, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCardiovascular Education, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 1996 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 1996 - present
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  32. 1996 - present
    MemberDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1994 - 2002
    MemberEducational Programs Committee, American College of Cardiology
  34. 1994 - 2002
    MemberEducational Products Committee, American College of Cardiology
  35. 1994 - 2002
    MemberExtramural Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  36. 1994 - 2000
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  37. 1994 - 1997
    ChairLearning Center Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  38. 1994 - 1997
    MemberResearch in Continuing Medical Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  39. 1992 - present
    ContributorGuides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, American Medical Association
  40. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  41. 1992 - present
    MemberGuides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, American Medical Association
  42. 1990 - 2002
    MemberLearning Center Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  43. 1990 - 1998
    DirectorTraining Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  44. 1990 - 1998
    MemberTraining Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1990 - 1992
    MemberMKSAP-IV Cardiovascular Medicine Subcommittee, American College of Physicians
  46. 1990 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  47. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  48. 1989 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Scientific Sessions, American College of Cardiology
  49. 1989 - present
    MemberAnnual Scientific Sessions, American College of Cardiology
  50. 1988 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association
  51. 1988 - present
    MemberAnnual Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association
  52. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
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