Thomas K. Nelson, M.D.

  1. Psychiatrist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Consultation-liaison psychiatry
  • Philosophical psychology
  • Bioethics
  1. 2013
    MA - TheologyCatholic Distance University
  2. 1989
    Senior Resident Associate - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1989
    Resident - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1986
    Internship - Psychiatry and Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1985
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  6. 1983
    Medical SchoolSchool of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth
  7. 1981
    BA - College of Liberal Arts, HistoryUniversity of Minnesota
  8. 1978
    Undergraduate StudiesSt. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. 2005
    Psychosomatic MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1991
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  2. 2016
    Recognition as 2015 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 2016
    The Soul as the Form of the Body: Implications for Embryogenesis. 2nd Place, Scientific/Academic Category 2016 Poster Session, 85th Annual Educational ConferenceCatholic Medical Association
  4. 2015
    Recognition as 2014 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2014
    Recognition as 2013 Regularly Scheduled Series Director, Psychiatry & Psychology Grand RoundsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2009
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  7. 2008
    Recognition from Transitional Year Residency Coordinator for Teaching Transitional Year ResidentsMayo Clinic in Arizona
  8. 1995
    Top Nine Ranking for Mental Health ProvidersPhoenix Magazine
  9. 1989
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 1988
    Howard P Rome Academic Writing Award for Clinical ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 1987
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 1986
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1985
    Recognition from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Teaching Second-Year StudentsMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 1981
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Minnesota
  15. 1980
    Mortenson AwardDepartment of Psychology, University of Minnesota

Professional memberships

  1. 2018
    Lead Super UserPsychiatry, Plummer Project
  2. 2018
    Superuser for go-livePsychiatry, Plummer Project
  3. 2018
    MemberEpic Change Request Subgroup, Psychiatry, Plummer Project
  4. 2018 - present
    Access ChampionPsychiatry, Plummer Project
  5. 2018 - present
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit, MOC Part IV CreditQuality Improvement Project, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberIndependent Physician Assessments, Arizona Medical Board
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberIdentification of Suicidal Patients Work Group, National Patient Goal; Identification of Suidcidal Patients Work Group
  8. 2017 - present
    Provider Advocate/Point PersonPsychiatry, Plummer Project
  9. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Maritain Association
  10. 2016 - present
    Contact PersonMorbidity & Mortality, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  11. 2016 - present
    Meeting ParticipantBiomedical Ethics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberBiomedical Ethics Faculty Meetings
  13. 2015
    MemberPRC Psychologist Search Committee, Pain Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 2015
    MemberAddiction Medicine and Nicotine Dependence Subject Matter, Psychiatry, Plummer Project
  15. 2015 - present
    Expert ConsultantSubject Matter, Electronic Medical Record Project, Mayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup for OPPE Activities
  16. 2015 - present
    Expert ConsultantPsychiatry Subject Matter, Psychiatry, Plummer Project
  17. 2014
    RepresentativeDelirium Content Updates, AskMayoExpert
  18. 2014
    Lead
  19. 2014 - present
    LiaisonQuarterly Forum Participant, Maintenance of Certification, Mayo Clinic Support and Resources
  20. 2014 - present
    LeadTransplant and Mental Illness Protocol, Mayo Clinic Three Site Transplant Committee
  21. 2013 - 2014
    MemberPsychiatry Specialty Council
  22. 2012 - present
    MemberReliability of the Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation (PACT) Across Mayo Clinic Transplantation Programs Clinical Quality Improvement Project, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  23. 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup to develop practice guidelines for depression and delirium
  24. 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Workgroup for OPPE Activities
  25. 2012 - present
    RepresentativeICD-10 Implementation Project, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  26. 2011 - 2014
    Team LeaderQuality Improvement Project, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  27. 2011 - present
    Vice ChairClinical Practice, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  28. 2011 - present
    Departmental CoordinatorClinical Documentation, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  29. 2011 - present
    Team LeaderQuality Improvement Project, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  30. 2011 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Three Site Transplant Committee
  31. 2010 - present
    Contributing AuthorTask Force 4, 2012 Guidelines of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation for Selection of Candidates for Mechanical Circulatory Support Implantation, International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  32. 2010 - 2011
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  33. 2010 - present
    Leader/SpokespersonTransplant Psychiatry Group
  34. 2009 - present
    MemberNeuropsychiatric Task Force, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2008 - present
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  36. 2007 - 2013
    CoordinatorCase Conference, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  37. 2007 - 2009
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  38. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentCatholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix, Catholic Medical Association
  39. 2007 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, Catholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix, Catholic Medical Association
  40. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Catholic Philosophical Association
  41. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety for Aristotelian and Thomistic Studies
  42. 2006 - 2010
    MemberPain Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  43. 2006 - 2007
    President-ElectCatholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix, Catholic Medical Association
  44. 2005 - 2011
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  45. 2005 - present
    MemberCardiac Transplant Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  46. 2004
    MemberNeuroscience Committee - Spine, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  47. 2004
    ExaminerPart II Psychiatry Oral Examination, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  48. 2004 - present
    MemberLiver Transplant Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  49. 2000 - 2002
    MemberMedicine/Laboratory Specialties Subcommittee, Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  50. 1999
    ExaminerPart II Psychiatry Oral Examination, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  51. 1998 - present
    MemberCatholic Medical Association
  52. 1997
    MemberNarcotic Policy Sub-Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  53. 1996 - 1998
    MemberChronic Pain Management Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  54. 1995 - 2005
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  55. 1993 - 1997
    MemberAssociation for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry
  56. 1993
    MemberMayo Clinic/St. Joseph's Hospital Multidisciplinary Quarterly Pain Management Meetings
  57. 1992 - 1997
    MemberAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  58. 1992 - 1993
    MemberEqual Opportunities Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  59. 1991 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Academy of Pain Management
  60. 1990 - 2003
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  61. 1989 - 1992
    MemberPatient Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  62. 1987 - 1993
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  63. 1987 - 1989
    Resident RepresentativePsychotherapy Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
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