Lester E. Mertz, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Rheumatologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Dermatomyositis
  2. Polymyositis
  3. Vasculitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Vasculitis

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1987
    FellowMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1984
    ResidentMedical College of Wisconsin
  3. 1982
    InternshipMedical College of Wisconsin
  4. 1981
    Medical SchoolMedical College of Wisconsin
  5. 1977
    BS - ChemistryUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Certifications

  1. 1986
    RheumatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1984
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2002
    Educator of the Year, Internal MedicineMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 1998
    Best SlidesAmerican College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting
  3. 1987
    Phillip S Hench Scholarship Award in RheumatologyAwarding Organization
  4. 1981
    Preventive Medicine Award for Academic PerformanceAwarding Organization
  5. 1980
    AOA MembershipAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2008
    MemberEI-10 Proposal Review Committee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  3. 2004 - 2015
    ChairDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2004 - 2005
    MemberFibromyalgia Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  5. 2004 - present
    SupervisorRheumatology Physician Assistants, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2002
    MemberInternal Medicine Graduate Education Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  7. 2001 - 2005
    InterviewerInternal Medicine Resident Training Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2001 - 2002
    Associate Program DirectorInternal Medicine Resident Training Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2001 - 2002
    ChairClinical Competence Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2001 - 2002
    ChairClinical Exercise (CEX) Development Subcommittee, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Rheumatology
  12. 2001 - present
    MemberMaricopa County Medical Society
  13. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  14. 1999 - 2000
    MemberInternal Medicine Growth Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 1993 - 2004
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 1988 - 1990
    MemberResearch Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  17. 1987 - 1993
    ChairDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
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