Laura E. Raffals, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Pouchitis
  • Role of the microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2007
    MS - Health StudiesUniversity of Chicago
  2. 2005
    Fellow - GastroenterologyUniversity of Chicago Medical Center
  3. 2002
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  4. 2001
    Resident - Internal MedicineRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  5. 1998
    MDIndiana University School of Medicine
  6. 1994
    BS - BiologyUniversity Of Evansville

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Uniting to Care & Cure AwardCrohn's Colitis Foundation
  2. 2020
    Distinguished Alumni AwardUniversity of Chicago, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  3. 2019
    Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Fellows and Residents Association
  4. 2017
    Top Educator for Resident EducationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2016
    Women's Leadership ConferenceAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  6. 2015
    WGO Train the Trainer WorkshopAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  7. 2014
    GIH Teaching AwardDivision of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2014
    Top Educator for Resident EducationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 2013
    Top Educator for Resident EducationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 2012
    Top Educator for Resident EducationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2006
    Invited Junior Faculty Presenter4th Japan GRG/AGA Symposium
  12. 2005
    GIRF Associates' Board Award for ResearchGastrointestinal Research Foundation of Chicago
  13. 2005
    AGA/Centocor Excellence in IBD Clinical Research AwardAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  14. 2003
    Chief FellowUniversity of Chicago
  15. 2002
    Housestaff Teaching AwardRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  16. 2002
    ACG Clinical Research AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  17. 2001
    Hero of the HeartRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  18. 2001
    Chief ResidentRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  19. 1999
    Intern of the YearRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Education and Training Committee MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  2. 2019 - present
    Vice ChairOperations Coordinating Group
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberMidwest Provider Resource Allocation Subcommittee
  4. 2019
    Nominating CommitteeAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  5. 2019 - 2020
    2020 Post Graduate Course Co-DirectorAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Clinical Research Award, PROP Steering Committee
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberUniversity of Chicago, External Advisory Committee of T32 Digestive Health and Diseases Training Program
  8. 2018 - 2019
    Joint Task Force for Development of Advanced IBD CurriculumAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  9. 2018 - present
    Co ChairCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Clinical Awards Review Committee
  10. 2018 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, National Scientific Review Committee
  11. 2018 - present
    ChairCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Women in IBD Task Force
  12. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2017 - 2018
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine, eMERGing Leaders
  14. 2017 - 2020
    ChaireIBD Board
  15. 2017 - 2019
    MemberCME, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Plexus National Scientific Advisory Committee
  17. 2015 - 2018
    Co-Principal InvestigatorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation SPARC
  18. 2015 - 2018
    Site InvestigatorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation SPARC
  19. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Clinical Awards Review Committee
  20. 2015 - 2017
    Councillor to the Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section of the AGA Institute CouncilAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  21. 2015 - 2017
    Women's CommitteeAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  22. 2014 - 2019
    ChairIBD Partners Executive Committee
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberGIH Leadership Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 2014 - present
    MemberGIH Clinical Competency Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 2014 - present
    Annual Meeting Program SubcommitteeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  26. 2013 - present
    ChairGIH Education Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2013 - 2019
    Section Editor, Self-Assessment Test SubcommitteeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  28. 2013 - 2015
    MemberGIH Social Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 2013 - present
    MemberResearch, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 2013 - present
    Educational Affairs CommitteeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  31. 2012 - 2014
    Academic Practice RepresentativeIBD Partners Executive Committee
  32. 2011 - present
    Medical AdvisorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Minnesota Chapter
  33. 2010 - 2011
    MemberSedation Committee, University of Chicago
  34. 2010
    Co-ChairRegional Educational Meeting, Patient Program, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  35. 2009 - 2011
    MemberWomen's Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  36. 2009 - 2010
    ChairResearch Day Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  37. 2009
    Co-ChairRegional Educational Meeting, Patient Program, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  38. 2008 - 2009
    MemberResearch Day Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  39. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  40. 2006 - present
    MemberBuilding Research in IBD Globally
  41. 2006 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation
  42. 2004 - 2005
    Vice PresidentIllinois ACP-ASIM Associates Council
  43. 2002 - 2011
    MemberChicago Society of Gastroenterology
  44. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  45. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  46. 1999 - 2002
    MemberAmerican Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians