Thomas J. Beckman, M.D.

  1. Internist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  • Professor of medicine and medical education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  • Associate editor, Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  • Diving and undersea medical officer, U.S. Navy, 1993-1997
  1. 2000
    Fellow - Advanced General Internal MedicineMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1999
    ResidentUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  3. 1993
    InternshipUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  4. 1992
    MDCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa


  1. 1999
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Foundation
  2. 2016
    Teacher of the Year for Best Role ModelInternal Medicine Residency Program
  3. 2015
    Research Excellence AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2015
    National Award for Career Achievement in Medical EducationSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting
  5. 2013
    Teaching Excellence AwardDepartment of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  6. 2011
    Award of Excellence for Research AbstractAcademic Alliance for Internal Medicine (AAIM) and Association for Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) Fall Meeting
  7. 2011
    Education Research Achievement AwardDepartment of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  8. 2009
    Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame, Department of Internal MedicineMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 1997
    Navy Commendation MedalUnited States Navy
  10. 1994
    Navy Achievement Medals (2 Awards)Naval Medical Clinic Pearl Harbor, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Training and Evaluation Unit Team-1 (EODTEU-1)
  11. 1993
    Meritorious Unit Commendations (3 Awards)Naval Medical Clinic Pearl Harbor, SEAL Team (SDVT-1), USS Kamehameha SSN 642
  12. 1993
    National Defense Service MedalUnited States Navy

Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    MemberMKSAP-17 Internal Medicine Writing Committee, American College of Physicians
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians


Research activities

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