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Rafid Mustafa, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Rafid Mustafa, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University and medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Neurology at Mayo Clinic, after which he joined the faculty as a Neurohospitalist with interests in high-value care, quality improvement, and medical education.

Dr. Mustafa currently serves as the Quality Chair for the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic. His expertise centers around innovating models of care delivery, informing health policy and practice change, and transforming education by more meaningfully incorporating learners and patients into quality and safety initiatives at Mayo Clinic. His academic focus involves defining high value care for patients with neurologic disease, optimizing care processes, and expanding access, efficiency, and safety in relationship to patient care.

  • Hospital Neurology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurology Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • High-value Care
  1. 2022
    CertificateProgram in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  2. 2022
    CertificateProgram for Educators in Health Professions, Harvard Macy Institute
  3. 2021
    ResidentNeurology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2018
    ResidentInternal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2017
    MDIndiana University School of Medicine
  6. 2013
    BS - Chemical Engineering, BiologyPurdue University

Certifications

  1. 2021
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Neurology Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows' Association
  2. 2022
    QI Innovation AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2021
    Enhanced Resident Leadership ProgramAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2020
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Neurology
  5. 2020
    Delegate to the 2020 International Headache AcademyAmerican Headache Society
  6. 2017
    Alpha Omega Alpha Harikiran Vasu AwardIndiana University School of Medicine
  7. 2017
    Medical Student Prize for Excellence in NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2016
    Sledd Cunnison Scholarship Indiana University School of Medicine
  9. 2016
    Glenn and Marianna Irwin ScholarshipIndiana University School of Medicine
  10. 2015
    Class of 1968 - Marvin A. Evens and Larry G. Hitchcock ScholarshipIndiana University School of Medicine
  11. 2014
    Dr. E. B. Rinker ScholarshipIndiana University School of Medicine
  12. 2014
    Dr. Calvin H. and Mary Tower English ScholarshipIndiana University School of Medicine
  13. 2014
    Vernon C. and Hazel Kidny ScholarshipIndiana University School of Medicine
  14. 2013
    John Clarence Lottes Outstanding Senior AwardSchool of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  15. 2012
    Stephen Craig Outstanding Junior AwardSchool of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  16. 2010
    James Earl Sutherland Memorial ScholarshipSchool of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  17. 2009
    Trustees ScholarshipPurdue University

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Recruitment Committee
  2. 2023 - present
    Chair - Regulatory Opportunities Workstream, Discharge CREaTE team, Midwest Clinical Practice CommitteeMayo Clinic Hospital Leadership Team
  3. 2023 - present
    Quality Measures Subcommittee - MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2023 - present
    Advanced Practice Provider Training Working Group - Co-ChairNeurohospitalist Society
  5. 2022 - present
    Board of DirectorsNeurohospitalist Society
  6. 2022 - present
    Annual Meeting Planning Working Group - MemberNeurohospitalist Society
  7. 2022 - present
    Patient Flow OfficerMayo Clinic Hospital Leadership Team
  8. 2021 - present
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Quality Improvement Committee
  9. 2021 - present
    ChairDepartment of Neurology, Quality Committee
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Curriculum Committee
  11. 2020 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Education Committee
  12. 2020 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Hospital Practice Committee
  13. 2020 - present
    MemberNeurohospitalist Society
  14. 2019 - 2021
    ChairDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Quality Improvement Committee
  15. 2019 - 2021
    Resident ChairDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Recruitment Committee
  16. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Residency Program, Wellness Committee
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  18. 2015 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Publications