Editor-in-chief of the third and fourth editions of the "Mayo Clinic Family Health Book," Dr. Scott Litin is a practicing general internist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and a professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

A distinguished practitioner, lecturer and teacher, Dr. Litin has served in numerous leadership positions at Mayo Clinic and nationally. He's a recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Henry S. Plummer Distinguished Physician Award and the Distinguished Clinician Award from Mayo Clinic. The American College of Physicians has recognized him as a Master of the College.

Dr. Litin has authored numerous medical journal articles and serves in editorial capacities for several Mayo Clinic publications. He is actively involved in continuing education programs for practicing physicians and is frequently an invited speaker at medical gatherings.

Jun. 08, 2011