Alexander S. Niven, M.D.

  1. Pulmonologist
  2. Internist
  3. Critical Care Specialist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Shortness of breath
  • Medical education (simulation, active learning)
  • Critical care outcomes
  • Difficult airway management
  • Dyspnea
  1. 2001
    Fellow - Pulmonary/Critical CareWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  2. 1998
    Residency - Internal MedicineWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  3. 1995
    MD - Alpha Omega AlphaTufts University School of Medicine
  4. 1991
    BS - Cum Laude, Sigma XiGeorgetown University

Certifications

  1. 2001
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2000
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1998
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    2018 Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows’ Association in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  2. 2017
    Distinguished CHEST Educator American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
  3. 2017
    Education Science Career Development Award (ESCDA)Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science (OASES), Mayo Clinic
  4. 2016
    Critical Care Fellowship Teacher of the Year Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  5. 2016
    James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal MedicineUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  6. 2015
    Order of Military Medical MeritU.S. Army Medical Department
  7. 2014
    Internal Medicine Program Most Outstanding Teaching Attending Department of MedicineMadigan Army Medical Center
  8. 2013
    Presidential Citation Award for Exceptional Service and Dedication Through Simulation Based EducationAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  9. 2012
    Master Teacher AwardAmerican College of Physicians (Army Chapter)
  10. 2011
    BG George J. Brown Mentor's Cube AwardMadigan Army Medical Center
  11. 2008
    Intern Teaching Staff of the YearMadigan Army Medical Center
  12. 2007
    James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal MedicineUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  13. 2006
    Intern Teaching Staff of the YearMadigan Army Medical Center
  14. 2006
    Family Medicine Program Teaching Staff of the YearDepartment of Family Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center
  15. 2005
    Internal Medicine Program Most Outstanding Teaching AttendingDepartment of Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center
  16. 2005
    Intern Teaching Staff of the YearMadigan Army Medical Center
  17. 2005
    Family Medicine Program Teaching Staff of the YearDepartment of Family Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center
  18. 2003
    American College of Physicians Community-Based Teaching AwardDepartment of Medicine, William Beaumont Army Medical Center
  19. 2003
    Internal Medicine Program Teaching Staff of the YearDepartment of Medicine, William Beaumont Army Medical Center
  20. 2002
    Transitional Year Program Teaching Staff of the YearWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  21. 2001
    Bailey K. Ashford Research Competition FinalistWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  22. 1998
    ACP Chapter Laureate AwardAmerican College of Physicians (District of Columbia Chapter)
  23. 1995
    William Dameshek Award for Internal MedicineTufts University School of Medicine
  24. 1991
    USAA MedalGeorgetown University ROTC Battalion
  25. 1990
    James T. Adams Memorial Research FellowshipGeorgetown University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Core Faculty MemberPulmonary Disease Fellowship Program
  2. 2018
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), 2018 Clinician Educator Task Force
  3. 2018 - present
    Core Faculty MemberPulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
  4. 2017 - present
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Education Committee
  5. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Practice Redesign Task Force
  6. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberCritical Care Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, Education Committee
  7. 2017 - present
    Chair, Faculty Development SubcommitteePulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Education Committee
  8. 2017 - present
    Evaluation Committee MemberPulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
  9. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberPulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Education Committee
  10. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberCritical Care Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, Clinical Competency Committee
  11. 2016 - present
    National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
  12. 2016 - 2017
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), CHEST International Conference
  13. 2016 - present
    Total Analysis of Army Graduate Medical Education Charter Work GroupOffice of The Surgeon General Graduate Medical Education Directorate
  14. 2016 - present
    CHEST Scientific Program Committee Work GroupAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  15. 2015 - 2017
    Vice-Chair, CHEST Education CommitteeAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Education Committee
  16. 2015 - 2016
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Education Committee
  17. 2015 - 2016
    Chair, CHEST 2016 Interdisciplinary ProgramsAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), CHEST International Conference
  18. 2014 - 2016
    Chair, Graduate Medical Education CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  19. 2014 - 2016
    Chair, Education and Research CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  20. 2014 - 2016
    Medical Staff Executive CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  21. 2014 - 2016
    Risk Management CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  22. 2014 - 2015
    Program Co-Chair, CHEST 2015 International ConferenceAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), CHEST International Conference
  23. 2014 - present
    LCME Subcommittee for Standards 1 and 2Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  24. 2013 - present
    Medical Director, CHEST Innovation Simulation & Training CenterAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  25. 2013 - 2016
    Program Vice Chair, CHEST 2014 International ConferenceAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), CHEST International Conference
  26. 2013 - 2016
    Co-Chair, CHEST Simulation Work GroupAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  27. 2013 - 2014
    CHEST Structure Work GroupAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  28. 2013 - 2014
    CHEST Royal Commission on Pulmonary ProceduresAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  29. 2013 - 2014
    Simulation Program Co-Chair, CHEST World CongressAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  30. 2012 - 2016
    Chair, GMEC Transitions of Care Work GroupMadigan Army Medical Center
  31. 2012 - 2014
    CHEST Task Force for Mass Critical CareAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  32. 2011 - 2016
    Simulation Education Work GroupUniversity of Washington
  33. 2011 - 2015
    Ex-Officio Member, CHEST Education CommitteeAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Education Committee
  34. 2011 - 2013
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  35. 2011
    Chief, Critical Care115th Combat Support Hospital
  36. 2011 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Education Committee
  37. 2010 - 2011
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  38. 2010 - 2012
    Society for Simulation in Healtcare (SSIH)
  39. 2010 - 2011
    Society for Simulation in Healtcare (SSIH)
  40. 2010 - present
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), CHEST International Conference
  41. 2009 - 2010
    Co-Chair, Critical Care InstituteAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  42. 2009 - 2011
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  43. 2009 - 2013
    Co-Chair, Airway Management Training ProgramAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  44. 2008 - 2016
    Core Faculty and Member, Transitional Year Internship Education CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  45. 2008
    CDC/Strategic National Stockpile Surge Mechanical Ventilator Evaluation PanelCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  46. 2007 - 2009
    Vice-Chair, Critical Care NetWork Steering CommitteeAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  47. 2007 - 2009
    Chair, Critical Care Network Simulation, Membership/Communication Working GroupsAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  48. 2007 - 2016
    Clinician Teacher Group, Pulmonary/Critical Care FellowshipUniversity of Washington
  49. 2007 - 2016
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  50. 2007 - 2014
    Department of Medicine Clinical Competency CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  51. 2007 - 2009
    Chair, Airway Management Training ProgramAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
  52. 2007 - 2009
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  53. 2007 - 2009
    Army Central Simulation Committee, Internal Medicine Specialty ChairArmy Medical Department
  54. 2007 - 2008
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Simulation Education
  55. 2007 - 2008
    American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  56. 2007
    CDC Strategic National Stockpile Working Group to Develop Evaluation Criteria for Mechanical Ventilator ProcurementCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  57. 2006 - 2016
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  58. 2006
    Chief, Critical Care47th Combat Support Hospital
  59. 2006
    CENTCOM Theater Consultant, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine47th Combat Support Hospital
  60. 2006 - present
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  61. 2005 - 2012
    Key Clinical Faculty/Madigan Site Director, Pulmonary/CCM FellowshipUniversity of Washington
  62. 2004 - 2013
    Critical Care NetWork/Critical Care Institute Steering CommitteeAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  63. 2004 - 2014
    Department of Medicine Education CommitteeMadigan Army Medical Center
  64. 2004 - 2009
    Department of Medicine Simulation Center CoordinatorMadigan Army Medical Center
  65. 2004 - 2007
    Department of Medicine ACLS CoordinatorMadigan Army Medical Center
  66. 2004 - 2007
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  67. 2004 - 2007
    Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  68. 2004 - 2006
    AMA-YPS Ad Hoc Virtual Assembly Meeting CommitteeAmerican Medical Association (AMA)
  69. 2003 - 2007
    American Medical Association (AMA)
  70. 2003
    Chief of Medicine31st Combat Support Hospital
  71. 2002 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Leadership Activities
  72. 2002 - 2007
    Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)
  73. 2002 - 2004
    Cardiac Arrest Review CommitteeWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  74. 2002 - 2004
    ACLS Affiliate FacultyWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  75. 2002 - 2004
    DOD Asthma Clinical Practice Guidelines ChampionWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  76. 2002 - 2004
    Department of Medicine Education CommitteeWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  77. 2002 - 2004
    Internal Medicine Program Key Teaching Staff, Critical CareWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  78. 2002 - 2003
    Relevance Reviewer, Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  79. 2002 - 2003
    American Medical Association (AMA)
  80. 2001 - 2004
    ACLS Course DirectorWilliam Beaumont Army Medical Center
  81. 2001 - 2002
    Relevance Reviewer, Pulmonary DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  82. 2000 - 2004
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Society
  83. 2000 - 2001
    Instructor, Chemical/Biological Casualties CourseWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  84. 1999 - 2008
    MemberAmerican Medical Association (AMA)
  85. 1999 - 2004
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  86. 1999 - 2001
    Department of Medicine Education CommitteeWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  87. 1999 - 2000
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  88. 1999 - 2000
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  89. 1999 - 2000
    American Medical Association (AMA)
  90. 1998 - 1999
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  91. 1998 - 1999
    Board of GovernorsAmerican College of Physicians (ACP)
  92. 1998 - 1999
    Membership CommitteeAmerican College of Physicians (ACP)
  93. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
  94. 1998 - present
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  95. 1997 - 1999
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  96. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians (ACP)
  97. 1993 - 1994
    At-Large Representative, OSR National CouncilAmerican Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), Organization of Student Representatives (OSR)
  98. 1991 - 1995
    MemberAmerican Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  99. 1991 - 1995
    Tufts School of Medicine OSR RepresentativeAmerican Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), Organization of Student Representatives (OSR)
  100. 1991 - 1993
    American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  101. 1991 - 1993
    American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
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