Benjamin J. Sandefur, M.D.

  1. Emergency Medicine Physician

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Emergency care
  • Medical education
  • Clinical decision making
  • Emergency airway management
  1. 2012
    Chief ResidentBrigham and Women's Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  2. 2012
    Resident - Emergency MedicineBrigham and Women's Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  3. 2008
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    BS - Chemistry with Distinction Minor in BiologyWestern Kentucky University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Young Educator of the Year AwardClerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine
  2. 2020
    Mayo Fellows' Association Emergency Medicine Teacher of the Year 2020Mayo Fellows' Association
  3. 2019
    Recipient of the Internal Medicine Residency's Recognition for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award (2018-2019)Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2018
    Dictation Honorable Mention/Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  5. 2018
    Senior FellowMayo Clinic Academy of Educational Excellence
  6. 2018
    Emergency Medicine Residency Teacher of the Quarter AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  7. 2017
    Recipient of the Internal Medicine Residency's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Award (2016-2017)Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2017
    Emergency Medicine Residency Teacher of the Quarter AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  9. 2017
    Dictation Honorable Mention/Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  10. 2017
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: Total Number of PatientsDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  11. 2016
    Recipient of the Internal Medicine Residency's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Award (2015-2016)Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2016
    Emergency Medicine Residency Teacher of the Quarter AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  13. 2016
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: RVUs Per shift Department of Emergency Medicine
  14. 2016
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: Total Number of PatientsDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  15. 2015
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: Patients Per ShiftDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  16. 2015
    Dictation Honorable Mention/Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  17. 2014
    Recipient of the Internal Medicine Residency's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Award (2013-2014)Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2014
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: Length of StayDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  19. 2014
    Mayo Fellows' Association Emergency Medicine Teacher of the Year 2014Mayo Fellows' Association
  20. 2014
    Dictation Honorable Mention/Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  21. 2014
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM/Peds Mixed Provider: RVU's Per ShiftDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  22. 2013
    Recipient of the Internal Medicine Residency's Recognition for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award (2012-2013)Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 2013
    Emergency Medicine Residency Top 5 Teacher of the QuarterDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  24. 2013
    Emergency Medicine Residency Top 5 Teacher of the QuarterDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  25. 2013
    Quarterly Faculty Recognition Award Top 5 EM Adults Provider: Patients Per ShiftDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  26. 2012
    Emergency Medicine Residency Teacher of the Quarter AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  27. 2012
    Dictation Honorable Mention/Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  28. 2012
    Outstanding Teaching Senior AwardBrigham and Women's Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
  29. 2012
    Excellence in Teaching Physician Assistants AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  30. 2008
    National Outstanding Medical Student Award 2007-2008American College of Emergency Physicians
  31. 2008
    Best Medical Student Research PresentationDepartment of Emergency Medicine
  32. 2008
    Medical Student Prize for Excellence in NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  33. 2004
    Rahme ScholarshipMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  34. 2003
    Summa Cum LaudeWestern Kentucky University
  35. 2003
    Scholar of the Ogden College of Science and EngineeringWestern Kentucky University
  36. 2003
    First Place Physical Sciences PosterThe Kentucky Academy of Science
  37. 2001
    President's ListWestern Kentucky University
  38. 1999
    President's ListOwensboro Community College

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberAerosol-generating procedure (AGP) Advisory Group
  2. 2020 - present
    Core MemberEnterprise Pandemic Tracheal Intubation Work Group
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Emergency Medicine Residency, Mayo Clinic
  4. 2019 - present
    Content ExpertNational Board of Medical Examiners Emergency Medicine Subject Examination Standard Setting Panel
  5. 2018 - present
    ChairClinical Competency Committee, Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  6. 2018 - present
    Ad Hoc MemberEmergency Medicine Executive Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberMortality and Morbidity Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2018
    MemberEmergency Medicine Residency Program Director Selection Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  9. 2018 - present
    MemberEmergency Medicine Program Leadership Committee
  10. 2017 - present
    ChairDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Recruitment Committee
  11. 2016 - 2017
    MemberResuscitation Committee for ED Redesign, Department of Emergency Medicine
  12. 2015 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  13. 2014 - 2015
    MemberMass Casualty Incident (MCI) Workgroup
  14. 2014 - 2018
    Active MemberClinical Competency Committee: PGY 2, Emergency Medicine Residency
  15. 2014 - 2016
    MemberStrategic Utilization of Personnel and ED Rooms, Department of Emergency Medicine
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberProvider Peer Review Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  17. 2014 - 2019
    MemberClinical Education Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2013 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Emergency Medicine
  19. 2013 - 2019
    MemberClerkship Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2013 - 2014
    MemberEmergency Medicine Pediatric Optimization Workgroup, Department of Emergency Medicine
  21. 2013
    MemberEducation Chair Selection Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  22. 2013 - present
    MemberClerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine
  23. 2012 - 2018
    Ad Hoc MemberEmergency Medicine Program Leadership Committee
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  25. 2012 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  26. 2012 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical So, Minnesota Medical Association
  27. 2012 - present
    MemberCouncil of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)
  28. 2011 - 2012
    MemberDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  29. 2011 - 2012
    MemberDepartment of Emergency Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital
  30. 2010 - 2012
    MemberBrigham and Women's Hospital
  31. 2010 - 2011
    MemberBrigham and Women's Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Healthcare
  32. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
  33. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Emergency Medicine
  34. 2008 - present
    MemberSociety for Academic Emergency Medicine
  35. 2008 - 2012
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  36. 2008 - 2012
    MemberEmergency Medicine Residents' Association
  37. 2008 - 2012
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  38. 2006 - 2008
    MemberPediatric and Adolescent Medicine Undergraduate Education Committee
  39. 2004 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  40. 2004 - present
    AwardeeKentucky Colonel

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