Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Pediatric Cardiologist
  1. Brugada syndrome
  2. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
  3. Drowning
  4. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  5. Long QT syndrome
  6. Sudden infant death syndrome
  1. Genetic testing
  • Acquired and congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Cardiac channelopathies
  • Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Molecular autopsy
  • Molecular genetic testing
  • Sudden death in the young
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Unexplained drownings
  1. 2000
    Fellow - Pediatric CardiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1998
    Post-Doc - Postdoctoral Research - Molecular and Functional Basis of the Inherited Long QT Syndrome. Mentor: Stephen N. Thibodeau, PhD.Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1998
    Resident - Pediatric And Adolescent MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1995
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1995
    MD/PhDPharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1988
    BA - Chemistry and Mathematics Summa Cum LaudeLuther College

Certifications

  1. 2002
    Pediatric CardiologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Distinguished Pediatric Investigator AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 2018
    Distinguished Scientist AwardHeart Rhythm Society
  3. 2015
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2013
    Dean's Recognition AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2012
    Center for Individualized Medicine AwardMayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  6. 2011
    Windland Smith Rice Cardiovascular Genomics Research ProfessorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2011
    Department of Medicine Outstanding Investigator AwardMayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2010
    InductionAmerican Society of Clinical Investigation
  9. 2009
    Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2008
    Luther Distinguished Service AwardLuther College
  11. 2007
    25th Young Investigator AwardSociety for Pediatric Research
  12. 2004
    Faculty of the YearMayo School of Continuing Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 2002
    University of Michigan 15th Annual Niland LecturerMichigan Medicine at the University of Michigan
  14. 2002
    Young Investigator Travel AwardSociety for Pediatric Research
  15. 2002
    Young Investigator Award RecipientAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  16. 2001
    Best Pediatric Poster AwardMayo Clinic Research Forum
  17. 2001
    Young Investigator Award FinalistAmerican College of Cardiology
  18. 2001
    Young Investigator Award FinalistNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  19. 2000
    Donald C. Balfour Research AwardMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  20. 2000
    Clinical Fellow Research AwardSociety for Pediatric Research
  21. 2000
    International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization
  22. 1999
    Pediatric Resident Research AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  23. 1999
    Outstanding Presentation AwardMidwest Pediatric Cardiology Society
  24. 1998
    Best Poster Award25th Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days
  25. 1997
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship AwardMayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Selection Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  26. 1997
    Harold W. Siebens Molecular Medicine AwardDepartment of Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  27. 1997
    Best Poster Award24th Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days
  28. 1996
    Junior Resident Travel AwardDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  29. 1996
    Resident Research GrantAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  30. 1995
    Medical Student AwardAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  31. 1994
    Karis AwardMayo Foundation
  32. 1992
    International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization
  33. 1990
    International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization
  34. 1988
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  35. 1988
    Torrison Research ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  36. 1988
    Summa Cum Laude and ValedictorianLuther College
  37. 1987
    Regional TaeKwonDo Instructor of the YearAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    Executive Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  2. 2012 - 2017
    Associate Director for DevelopmentDepartment of Development
  3. 2008 - 2011
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2007 - 2010
    MemberMayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees - Mayo Clinic Research Committee
  5. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Department of Development and the Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA)
  6. 2007 - present
    MemberSudden Cardiac Arrest 360 Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  7. 2006 - 2014
    MemberDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  8. 2006 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinical Ethics Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  9. 2006 - present
    PresidentSADS Foundation
  10. 2006 - present
    PresidentSudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation
  11. 2004 - 2006
    MemberCV Therapeutics
  12. 2004 - 2006
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  13. 2004
    MemberGenaissance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  14. 2004 - present
    Research AdvisorCJ Foundation
  15. 2004 - present
    Advisory Board MemberCV Therapeutics
  16. 2004 - present
    MemberCJ Foundation
  17. 2003
    MemberNational Institutes of Health Study Sections
  18. 2002 - 2010
    MemberResearch Communications Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2002 - 2009
    MemberGenomics Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  20. 2002 - present
    MemberCardiac Arrhythmias Research and Education Foundation
  21. 2002 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  22. 2002 - present
    MemberSudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation
  23. 2002 - present
    MemberBoard of Trustees, Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation
  24. 2001
    MemberAmerican Heart Association, Great American Consortia Study Group - 5C, Cellular Physiology and Pharmacology
  25. 2001 - present
    MemberM.D.-Ph.D. Program Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  26. 2001 - present
    MemberInternational Registry for Drug-Induced Arrhythmias
  27. 2001 - present
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Cardiac Arrhythmias Research and Education Foundation
  28. 1997 - 1998
    MemberPediatric Residency Selection Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  29. 1996 - 1997
    MemberMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  30. 1996
    Minnesota DelegateResident Physician Section, American Medical Association
  31. 1996
    MemberResident Physician Section, American Medical Association
  32. 1995 - 1998
    Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  33. 1993 - 1996
    MemberBiophysical Society
  34. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  35. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  36. 1989 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  37. 1988
    MemberMedical Liaison Representative for Accreditation
  38.  
    Ad Hoc ReviewerNational Institutes of Health Study Sections
  39.  
    MemberAdvisory Committee, International Registry for Drug-Induced Arrhythmias
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