Ann E. Kearns, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Endocrinologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Ann E. Kearns, M.D., Ph.D. is an endocrinologist specializing in metabolic bone and calcium disorders.

Her clinical focus includes:

  • Osteoporosis and secondary fracture prevention
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Other disorders of calcium and mineral metabolism

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Kearns is active in quality improvement and improving systems of care delivery to patients with osteoporosis.

  1. 1997
    Fellow - Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine, Endocrine UnitMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
  2. 1994
    ResidentUniversity of Chicago Hospitals
  3. 1992
    InternshipUniversity of Chicago Hospitals
  4. 1991
    MDUniversity Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
  5. 1989
    PhD - Committee on Developmental BiologyThe University of Chicago
  6. 1984
    BSBrown University

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1994
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Top Rated PosterMayo Clinic
  2. 2016
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Clinic, Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  3. 2013
    Top 20% Resident EducatorMayo Clinic, Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  4. 2008
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardMayo Clinic Rochester
  5. 2006
    Outstanding Faculty MemberMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 1991
    MD with HonorsUniversity Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
  7. 1991
    Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement CitationUniversity Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
  8. 1984
    Magna Cum LaudeBrown University

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    ChairQuality Review Board, School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  2. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberEndocrine Society
  3. 2018 - present
    Expert AdvisorNational Committee for Quality Assurance
  4. 2018 - present
    Standing Committee MemberNational Quality Forum (NQF)
  5. 2017 - 2019
    Diversity LeaderDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2016 - 2019
    Committee MemberDevelopment Committee, Women in Endocrinology
  7. 2015 - 2017
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Education Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition
  8. 2015 - 2020
    MemberQuality Review Board, School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  9. 2015 - 2018
    Committee MemberEndocrine Society
  10. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  11. 2013 - 2019
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2013 - 2015
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Quality
  13. 2013 - 2015
    ChairClinical Competency Committee, Education Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition
  14. 2013 - 2015
    Standing Committee MemberNational Quality Forum (NQF)
  15. 2013
    Committee ChairDiagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis Guideline Workgroup, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  16. 2013 - present
    MemberWomen in Endocrinology
  17. 2012 - 2015
    MemberNorth American Menopause Society
  18. 2012
    Abstract JudgeNorth American Menopause Society
  19. 2011 - 2014
    Committee MemberEndocrine Society
  20. 2010 - 2019
    Quality ChairDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2009 - 2019
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2008 - 2012
    LeaderKnowledge Content Board - Endocrinology, AskMayoExpert
  23. 2005 - 2012
    MemberFellow Selection Committee, Education Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition
  24. 2002 - 2004
    MemberWomen's Health Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  25. 2001 - 2017
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  26. 2001 - 2004
    DirectorEndrocrine Research Seminar Series (Weekly), Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2001 - 2003
    MemberDiversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  28. 2000 - 2018
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  30. 1998 - present
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  31. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  32. 1994 - 1999
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  33. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  34. 1984 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.