Laura E. Walker, M.D., M.B.A.

  1. Emergency Medicine Physician

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Emergency care
  2. Palliative care
  • Palliative care
  • Rural emergency medicine
  1. 2022
    MBA - Executive MBA University of St. Thomas School of Business
  2. 2012
    Resident - Postdoctoral TrainingYale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  3. 2008
    MDTulane University School of Medicine
  4. 2004
    BS - BiologyCollege of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
  5. 2001
    BA - HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Challenge CoinAmerican Board of Emergency Medicine
  2. 2021
    Top-Rated Poster for "Mayo Clinic Health System Southeast Minnesota (MCHS SEMN) Discharge Process Optimization"2021 Mayo Clinic Quality Conference: Ensuring Quality, Safety & Equity in a Virtual Era
  3. 2021
    Top-Rated Trainee Poster for "SEMN MCHS Sepsis Core Measures Bundle Project"2021 Mayo Clinic Quality Conference: Ensuring Quality, Safety & Equity in a Virtual Era
  4. 2021
    Emergency Medicine Residency Service AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  5. 2021
    Crossingham Faculty Development AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  6. 2020
    Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Momentum AwardSAEM Academy of Women in Emergency Medicine
  7. 2019
    Associate MemberAcademy of Educational Excellence, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2017
    2017 Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Research AwardSAEM Academy of Women in Emergency Medicine
  9. 2014
    Emergency Medicine Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award (Patients Per Shift - EM-Adults)Department of Emergency Medicine
  10. 2012
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - 2022
    MemberAdult and Pediatric Complex Intervention Unit Development Steering Committee
  2. 2021
    Member, Search Committee for Diversity and Inclusion LeadMayo Clinic Health System-Southeast Minnesota Region
  3. 2021
    Member, Selection Committee for Patient Experience LeadMayo Clinic Health System-Southeast Minnesota Region
  4. 2021 - present
    Member, Sexual Harassment WorkgroupSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine
  5. 2021 - 2022
    MemberMCHS Hospital Operations Team
  6. 2021 - present
    MemberACO Utilization Management Subcommittee
  7. 2021 - 2022
    Member, Clinical Practice Executive CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  8. 2021 - present
    Associate DirectorEmergency Medicine Platform for Knowledge Solutions, Adaptive Execution Group
  9. 2021 - 2022
    MemberAlbert Lea Emergency Department Redesign Executive Team
  10. 2020 - 2022
    MemberVirtual Care Committee, MCHS SE MN
  11. 2020 - 2022
    MemberMidwest Hospital Practice Subcommittee, Executive Group
  12. 2020 - present
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Emergency Medicine
  13. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberFaculty Development Committee, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
  14. 2019 - 2022
    MemberSoutheast Minnesota Hospital Practice Executive Committee
  15. 2019 - present
    Administration and Leadership Committee ChairSociety of Academic Emergency Medicine, Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine
  16. 2019 - 2022
    MemberHospital Operations, Mayo Clinic
  17. 2019 - 2022
    MemberMidwest Admission and Transfer Center, Transfer Quality Committee
  18. 2019 - 2022
    MemberRegional Management Team - Southeast Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  19. 2019 - 2022
    Member, Clinical Practice CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  20. 2019 - 2022
    MemberHospital Optimization Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  21. 2019 - 2022
    MemberSE MN Clinical Practice Quality Oversight Committee (CPQOS)
  22. 2019 - 2022
    Chair, Hospital Practice SubcommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  23. 2019
    Practice Liaison, Division of Emergency UltrasoundDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  24. 2019 - present
    MemberSociety of Academic Emergency Medicine, Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine
  25. 2019
    Member, Finance CommitteeMidwest Department of Emergency Medicine
  26. 2019 - present
    Member, Emergency Medicine Residency Clinical Competency CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  27. 2019 - 2022
    Member, Midwest Hospital Practice SubcommitteeMayo Clinic Hospital Practice Committee
  28. 2019
    Chair, Midwest Practice CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  29. 2019
    MemberDivision of Community Emergency Medicine Executive Committee
  30. 2019 - present
    MemberEmergency Medicine Telemedicine Executive Team
  31. 2018 - 2020
    Member, Quality and Patient Safety Committee - Patient Safety SubcommitteeAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  32. 2018 - 2019
    Member, Quality and Patient Safety Committee - Metrics and Measures SubcommitteeAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  33. 2018 - present
    Founder, Resident Women's Engagement GroupDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  34. 2018 - 2021
    Member, Residency Program Leadership TeamDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  35. 2018 - present
    Member, Emergency Medicine Residency RecruitmentDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  36. 2018
    Member, Clinical Practice Quality Oversight CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  37. 2017 - 2021
    Member, Quality and Patient Safety CommitteeAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  38. 2017 - 2018
    Member, Emergency Medicine Specialty Council EMR SubcommitteeEmergency Medicine Specialty Council
  39. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine
  40. 2017 - 2018
    Co-Chair, Quality CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  41. 2017 - 2018
    Chair, Patient Experience WorkgroupDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  42. 2017 - present
    Member, Quality Improvement and Patient Satisfaction SectionAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  43. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  44. 2016 - 2019
    Member, Recruitment CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  45. 2016 - 2017
    Member, Continuing Medical Education Planning CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  46. 2016 - 2019
    Chair, Regional Care Review CommitteeSE MN Emergency Medicine
  47. 2015 - 2016
    ChairSE MN Sepsis Workgroup
  48. 2015 - 2016
    MemberSE MN Pain Management Committee
  49. 2015 - 2018
    Subject Matter ExpertSubject Matter Expert Assignment for EHR/RCM Convergence Project / Plummer Project
  50. 2015 - 2019
    Voting MemberSouthern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee
  51. 2015 - 2018
    Ad Hoc Member, Grievance CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  52. 2014 - 2018
    Chair, Multidisciplinary Care Review CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  53. 2014 - 2018
    MemberMortality Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  54. 2014 - 2018
    Reviewer, Mortality Review CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  55. 2014 - 2018
    Member, Emergency Medicine Steering CommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  56. 2014 - 2018
    Chair, Emergency Medicine Steering Committee, Quality SubcommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  57. 2014 - 2018
    Member, Emergency Medicine Steering Committee, Practice SubcommitteeMCHS Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System
  58. 2013 - 2019
    Active Member, Peer Review CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  59. 2013 - 2019
    MemberSouthern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee
  60. 2012 - 2019
    Member, Quality CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  61. 2012 - 2019
    Active Member, Practice CommitteeDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  62. 2012 - 2016
    Member, Trauma CommitteeMCHS Albert Lea and Austin
  63. 2012 - 2016
    MemberClinical Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin
  64. 2012 - present
    MemberMinnesota College of Emergency Physicians
  65. 2012 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Society
  66. 2012 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Association, Minnesota Medical Association
  67. 2010 - 2012
    Editor in ChiefNewsletter, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University
  68. 2010 - 2012
    Yale Emergency Medicine Residency RepresentativeEmergency Medicine Residents' Association
  69. 2008 - 2012
    MemberSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine
  70. 2008 - 2012
    MemberConnecticut College of Emergency Physicians
  71. 2006 - 2012
    MemberEmergency Medicine Residents' Association
  72. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Emergency Physicians

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.