Walter R. Wilson, M.D.

  1. Infectious Disease Specialist
  2. Internist
  3. Pathologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Infection
  • Musculoskeletal infections

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1975
    Fellow - MicrobiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1974
    Fellow - Infectious DiseasesMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1973
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1968
    Internship - General MedicineMethodist Hospital, Houston, TX
  5. 1967
    MD - MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  6. 1963
    BA - ChemistryBaylor University

Certifications

  1. 1975
    Medical MicrobiologyAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 1974
    Infectious DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1973
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Distinguished Alumnus AwardBaylor College of Medicine Alumni Association
  2. 2015
    2015 Clinical Teacher AwardInfectious Diseases Society of America
  3. 2015
    2015-2016 Top EducatorDepartment of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  4. 2015
    Cierny Memorial AwardMusculoskeletal Infection Society
  5. 2014
    2014-2015 Top Educator (top 30%)Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  6. 2013
    2013-2014 Top EducatorDepartment of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  7. 2013
    Excellence in TeachingDepartment of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  8. 2013
    Plummer Society Award for ExcellenceMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2012
    2012-2013 Top Educator for Resident Education (Top 20%)Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2012
    Rochester Distinguished Mayo Educator - Infectious DiseasesMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2012
    Top Educator in Resident Education (top 20%)Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  12. 2012
    Teacher of the Year Award - SubspecialtiesTeacher of the Year by the Mayo Fellows' Association
  13. 2011
    Outstanding Teaching Award for Education MentorInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2010
    2010-2011 Top Educator (top 20%)Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  15. 2008
    Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame, Mayo Fellows Association for the Department of Medicine - SubspecialtiesDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  16. 2008
    Edward G. Rosenow, III, M.D. Professorship in the Art of MedicineBoard of Trustees, Mayo Clinic
  17. 2006
    Henry S. Plummer Distinguished Physician AwardOffice of Faculty Development, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2006
    Mayo Pharmaceutical Formulary CommitteeExcellence Through Teamwork Award
  19. 2005
    Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Fellows Association - SubspecialtiesDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2000
    Mayo Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Foundation
  21. 1998
    Distinquished LecturerDepartment of Internal Medicine, Medical Sciences
  22. 1997
    Excellence in Leadership AwardMayo Clinic
  23. 1996
    11th Annual L. L. Braun LectureIllinois Masonic Medical Center, Rush Medical College
  24. 1995
    T. Duckett Jones LectureAmerican Heart Association
  25. 1994
    Marion D. Hargrove, Jr., LectureshipDepartment of Medicine, Louisiana State University
  26. 1993
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  27. 1988
    Distinquished Faculty Service AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  28. 1986
    Teacher of the Year/Hall of FameMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  29. 1983
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  30. 1980
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 1977
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 1967
    Scholastic HonorBaylor College of Medicine
  33. 1966
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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Professional memberships

  1. 2006 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester - Executive Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  2. 2003
    MasterAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  3. 2002 - 2014
    ReviewerSubcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  4. 2000
    MemberOperations Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 1999 - 2000
    Associate ChairInpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 1999 - 2000
    MemberLeadership Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 1999 - 2000
    MemberInpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 1998 - 2000
    ChairHospital Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 1998 - 2000
    MemberNursing Practice Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 1998 - 2000
    MemberHospital Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 1998
    ChairAntibiotic Advisory Focus Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  12. 1998 - present
    MemberHospital Leadership Team, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  13. 1998 - present
    MemberAntibiotic Advisory Focus Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  14. 1997 - 1999
    MemberHospital Master Planning Group
  15. 1997 - 1998
    MemberWalker Art Center Planning Committee, Medicine of Art Lecture Series
  16. 1996 - 1997
    AdvisorDivision of Microbiology, Area Committee, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  17. 1996 - 1997
    MemberDivision of Microbiology, Area Committee, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  18. 1994 - present
    Council MemberOrganizing Committee, International Society of Infective Endocarditis
  19. 1994 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Infective Endocarditis
  20. 1994 - present
    MemberOrganizing Committee, International Society of Infective Endocarditis
  21. 1992 - 1998
    MemberSubspecialty Board in Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  22. 1992 - 1998
    MemberManagement of Infective Endocarditis,Statement of Management of Streptococcal Endocarditis, European Working Group
  23. 1992 - 1996
    MemberPublications Committee, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  24. 1992
    MemberPolicy Statement for Management of Infective Endocarditis, European Working Group
  25. 1991 - 1996
    MemberSubcommittee on Enterococci, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  26. 1990 - 1999
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 1989 - 1997
    MemberSubcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  28. 1989 - 1992
    ChairSubcommittee on Treatment of bacteremia and Infective Endocarditis, Food and Drug Administration
  29. 1989 - 1992
    MemberSubcommittee on Treatment of bacteremia and Infective Endocarditis, Food and Drug Administration
  30. 1989 - present
    MemberTask Force Medical Industry Relations Committee
  31. 1988 - present
    ChairTask Force of Antimicrobial Usage, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  32. 1988 - present
    MemberTask Force of Antimicrobial Usage, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  33. 1988 - present
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association
  34. 1987 - present
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Infective Endocarditis, American Heart Association
  35. 1985 - 1988
    MemberClinical Affairs Committee, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  36. 1985 - 1988
    MemberNational Foundation for Infectious Diseases
  37. 1985 - 1988
    MemberBoard of Governors, Midwestern Division, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
  38. 1985 - 1987
    Councilor-at-LargeOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 1985 - 1987
    MemberHealth-Related Sciences Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  40. 1985 - 1987
    MemberOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41. 1985 - 1987
    MemberAd hoc Committee, Department of Health Sciences Research
  42. 1985 - 1987
    MemberAcademy for International Medical Studies
  43. 1985 - present
    Co-ChairInternational Committee on Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
  44. 1985 - present
    MemberInternational Committee on Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
  45. 1984 - 1988
    ChairPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  46. 1984 - 1988
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  47. 1984 - 1986
    MemberExecutive Clinical Reviews Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  48. 1984 - present
    Executive Board MemberPrevention of Infections of Vascular Grafts and Prostheses Subcommittee, International Steering Committee
  49. 1984 - present
    MemberPrevention of Infections of Vascular Grafts and Prostheses Subcommittee, International Steering Committee
  50. 1983 - 1987
    MemberClinical Reviews Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  51. 1983 - 1986
    ChairInfective Endocarditis Subcommittee, International Steering Committee
  52. 1983 - 1986
    MemberInfective Endocarditis Subcommittee, International Steering Committee
  53. 1982 - 1983
    MemberSubspecialty Residency Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  54. 1981 - 1992
    DirectorResearch Laboratory, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  55. 1981 - 1992
    MemberResearch Laboratory, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  56. 1980 - 1981
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Infective Endocarditis, American Heart Association
  57. 1979 - 1983
    MemberSteering Committee on Infectious Diseases, American College of Chest Physicians
  58. 1979 - 1983
    MemberCommittee on Cardiopulmonary Infections, American College of Chest Physicians
  59. 1978 - 1980
    MemberInfective Endocarditis Subcommittee, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  60. 1977 - 1988
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  61. 1977 - 1986
    MemberGrand Rounds Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  62. 1976 - 1977
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Engineering, Media and Systems Coordination, Department of Facilities & Support Services
  63. 1975 - 1983
    DirectorAdvanced Clinical Residency Program in Infectious Diseases, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  64. 1975 - 1983
    ChairResearch Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  65. 1975 - 1983
    MemberAdvanced Clinical Residency Program in Infectious Diseases, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  66. 1975 - 1983
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  67.  
    ChairPharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  68.  
    ChairCompliance Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  69.  
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  70.  
    MemberFinance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  71.  
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  72.  
    FellowAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  73.  
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  74.  
    FellowInfectious Diseases Society of America
  75.  
    FellowMusculoskeletal Infection Society of America
  76.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  77.  
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  78.  
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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