DepartmentsChildren's CenterPediatric and Adolescent MedicineCardiovascular MedicineSpecialty GroupsPediatric CardiologyLocationRochester, MinnesotaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Conditions treatedBrugada syndromeCatecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia DrowningHypertrophic cardiomyopathyLong QT syndromeSudden infant death syndrome Procedures performedGenetic testing InterestsAcquired and congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)Brugada syndromeCardiac channelopathiesCatecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT)Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)Molecular autopsyMolecular genetic testingSudden death in the youngSudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)Unexplained drownings Mayo Clinic locations Rochester, Minnesota Driving directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2000ResidentPediatric Cardiology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2000Fellow - Pediatric CardiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine1998ResidentPediatric and Adolescent Medic, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine1998Post-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 Medicine1998Resident - Pediatric And Adolescent MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine1995MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine1995MD/PhDPharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine1988BA - Chemistry and Mathematics Summa Cum LaudeLuther CollegeShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2002Pediatric CardiologyAmerican Board of PediatricsAwards and honors2021Distinguished Investigator AwardMayo Clinic2018Distinguished Pediatric Investigator AwardMayo Clinic2018Distinguished Scientist AwardHeart Rhythm Society2015Mayo Clinic Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine2013Dean's Recognition AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine2012Center for Individualized Medicine AwardMayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine2011Windland Smith Rice Cardiovascular Genomics Research ProfessorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration2011Department of Medicine Outstanding Investigator AwardMayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine2010InductionAmerican Society of Clinical Investigation2009Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration2008Luther Distinguished Service AwardLuther College200725th Young Investigator AwardSociety for Pediatric Research2004Faculty of the YearMayo School of Continuing Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration2002University of Michigan 15th Annual Niland LecturerMichigan Medicine at the University of Michigan2002Young Investigator Travel AwardSociety for Pediatric Research2002Young Investigator Award RecipientAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2001Best Pediatric Poster AwardMayo Clinic Research Forum2001Young Investigator Award FinalistAmerican College of Cardiology2001Young Investigator Award FinalistNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology2000Donald C. Balfour Research AwardMayo Clinic Alumni Association2000Clinical Fellow Research AwardSociety for Pediatric Research2000International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization1999Pediatric Resident Research AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1999Outstanding Presentation AwardMidwest Pediatric Cardiology Society1998Best Poster Award25th Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days1997Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship AwardMayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Selection Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science1997Harold W. Siebens Molecular Medicine AwardDepartment of Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic1997Best Poster Award24th Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days1996Junior Resident Travel AwardDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine1996Resident Research GrantAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1995Medical Student AwardAmerican Federation for Clinical Research1994Karis AwardMayo Foundation1992International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization1990International TaeKwonDo Club of the YearAwarding Organization1988MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society1988Torrison Research ScholarshipAwarding Organization1988Summa Cum Laude and ValedictorianLuther College1987Regional TaeKwonDo Instructor of the YearAwarding OrganizationShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2014 - presentExecutive Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2012 - 2017Associate Director for DevelopmentDepartment of Development2008 - 2011MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester2007 - 2010MemberMayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees - Mayo Clinic Research Committee2007 - presentMemberMayo Clinic Department of Development and the Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA)2007 - presentMemberSudden Cardiac Arrest 360 Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)2006 - 2014MemberDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine2006 - 2008MemberMayo Clinical Ethics Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees2006 - presentPresidentSADS Foundation2006 - presentPresidentSudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation2004 - 2006MemberCV Therapeutics2004 - 2006MemberScientific Advisory Board, Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.2004MemberGenaissance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.2004 - presentResearch AdvisorCJ Foundation2004 - presentAdvisory Board MemberCV Therapeutics2004 - presentMemberCJ Foundation2003MemberNational Institutes of Health Study Sections2002 - 2010MemberResearch Communications Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees2002 - 2009MemberGenomics Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees2002 - presentMemberCardiac Arrhythmias Research and Education Foundation2002 - presentMemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)2002 - presentMemberSudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation2002 - presentMemberBoard of Trustees, Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation2001MemberAmerican Heart Association, Great American Consortia Study Group - 5C, Cellular Physiology and Pharmacology2001 - presentMemberM.D.-Ph.D. Program Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees2001 - presentMemberInternational Registry for Drug-Induced Arrhythmias2001 - presentMemberAdvisory Committee, Cardiac Arrhythmias Research and Education Foundation1997 - 1998MemberPediatric Residency Selection Committee, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine1996 - 1997MemberMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration1996Minnesota DelegateResident Physician Section, American Medical Association1996MemberResident Physician Section, American Medical Association1995 - 1998Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine1993 - 1996MemberBiophysical Society1993 - presentMemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science1989 - presentMemberAmerican Medical Association1989 - presentMemberMinnesota Medical Association1988MemberMedical Liaison Representative for Accreditation Ad Hoc ReviewerNational Institutes of Health Study Sections MemberAdvisory Committee, International Registry for Drug-Induced ArrhythmiasShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Conditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20217394 Doctors & Medical Staff Ackerman, Michael J. M.D., Ph.D.