Richard A. Helmers, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Pulmonologist
  3. Internist

Departments

Location

Languages

English
  1. Interstitial lung disease
  2. Valley fever
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Critical care medicine
  1. 1986
    Fellow - Pulmonary DiseasesUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  2. 1984
    Fellow - Critical Care MedicineSt. Luke's Hospital
  3. 1983
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  4. 1981
    Internship - Internal MedicineIndiana University Medical Center
  5. 1980
    MDCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  6. 1977
    BSIowa State University

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1986
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1983
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Distinguished AlumnusPulmonary/Critical Care Division, University of Iowa
  2. 2010
    Outstanding Clinician AwardAmerican Thoracic Society
  3. 2009
    Outstanding Clinician AwardArizona Thoracic Society
  4. 2007
    Outstanding Faculty PresenterMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2003
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2002
    Presidential CommendationAmerican Thoracic Society
  8. 2001
    Scanlon Symposium Memorial LecturerSociety of Thoracic Radiology
  9. 2000
    Who's Who in American Thoracic SocietyAmerican Thoracic Society
  10. 1984
    House Staff Teacher of the YearSt. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee Wisconsin
  11. 1982
    Senior Class Resident of the YearCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  12. 1977
    High Scholarship Student, Curriculum in ZoologyIowa State University
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Management Team
  2. 2014 - present
    Team LeaderAchieve Operational Excellence, Mayo Clinic Management Team
  3. 2011
    Vice ChairExecutive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  4. 2008 - 2011
    ChairSpace Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  5. 2008 - 2011
    MemberSurgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  6. 2007
    Nominee for PresidentAmerican Thoracic Society
  7. 2006 - present
    ChairClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  8. 2005 - 2007
    ChairClinician's Advisory Committee, American Thoracic Society
  9. 2005 - 2007
    MemberPostgraduate Education Committee, American Thoracic Society
  10. 2005
    ChairDivision of Cardiology Chair Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  11. 2005
    MemberDocuments Editor Search Committee, American Thoracic Society
  12. 2004 - 2011
    MemberEmergency Preparedness Coordinating Council, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  13. 2004 - 2011
    Co-ChairEmergency Preparedness Coordinating Council, Division of Operations Administration, Department of Administration
  14. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWorkforce Congressional Action Team, American Thoracic Society
  15. 2004
    Co-ChairEmergency Preparedness Coordinating Council, Division of Operations Administration, Department of Administration
  16. 2004
    MemberWorld Lung Health Committee, American Thoracic Society
  17. 2003 - 2007
    MemberLong Range Planning Committee, Clinical Problems Assembly, American Thoracic Society
  18. 2003
    MemberNominating Committee, American Lung Association of Arizona/New Mexico, American Lung Association
  19. 2003
    MemberPersonnel Committee, American Lung Association of Arizona/New Mexico, American Lung Association
  20. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physician Executives
  21. 2002 - 2009
    MemberFinance Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  22. 2002 - 2008
    MemberResuscitation Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  23. 2002 - 2008
    MemberReferring Physician Service Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  24. 2002 - 2008
    MemberMedicare Compliance Strategy Group, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  25. 2002 - 2006
    ChairGrievance Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  26. 2002 - present
    Secretary/TreasurerInternational Broncho-Esophagological Society
  27. 2001 - 2011
    MemberClinical Practice Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  28. 2001 - 2008
    MemberDecision Support Systems Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  29. 2001 - 2006
    ChairOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  30. 2001 - 2006
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  31. 2001
    MemberFinance and Audit Committee, American Lung Association of Arizona/New Mexico, American Lung Association
  32. 2001
    MemberResearch Committee, American Lung Association of Arizona/New Mexico, American Lung Association
  33. 2000 - 2011
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  34. 2000 - 2008
    MemberSubspecialty Board of Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  35. 2000 - 2007
    MemberProgram Review Committee, American Thoracic Society
  36. 2000 - 2005
    ChairTask Force on Clinicians, American Thoracic Society
  37. 2000 - present
    PresidentArizona Thoracic Society
  38. 2000 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Lung Association of Arizona/New Mexico, American Lung Association
  39. 1999 - 2000
    ChairInterdepartmental/Interdivisional Work Group, Department of Internal Medicine
  40. 1999 - 2000
    ChairCouncil of Chapter Representatives, American Thoracic Society
  41. 1998 - 2001
    MemberCancer Center Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  42. 1998 - 2001
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Thoracic Society
  43. 1998 - 1999
    Chair-ElectCouncil of Chapter Representatives, American Thoracic Society
  44. 1997 - 2002
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1997 - 2000
    Vice PresidentArizona Thoracic Society
  46. 1997 - 1999
    MemberPostgraduate Education Committee, American Thoracic Society
  47. 1997
    ChairCancer Center Director Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  48. 1996
    MemberCommittee on Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  49. 1994 - 2002
    Assistant Secretary/TreasurerInternational Broncho-Esophagological Society
  50. 1994 - 2000
    Chapter RepresentativeArizona Thoracic Society
  51. 1994 - 2000
    MemberArizona Thoracic Society
  52. 1994 - 1997
    MemberInformation Services Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  53. 1994 - 1996
    MemberPublic Affairs Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  54. 1993 - 2000
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Association of Bronchology
  55. 1991 - 1993
    MemberInformation Services Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  56. 1991 - 1993
    MemberOutpatient Surgery Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  57. 1990 - 1996
    MemberCritical Care Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  58. 1990 - 1996
    MemberEndoscopy Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  59. 1988 - 1990
    Internal Medicine RepresentativeRespiratory Therapy Advisory Subcommittee, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  60. 1988
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  61. 1985
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  62. 1984
    AssociateAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  63.  
    ChairCustomer Service Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  64.  
    MemberAdministrative Committee of the Board, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
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