Sandra J. Taler, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Nephrologist
  • Transplant hypertension
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Living kidney donation
  • Obesity issues in kidney transplantation
  • Secondary hypertension
  1. 1988
    Fellow - NephrologyBoston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  2. 1987
    Fellow - Hypertension: Clinical and Research TrainingCardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine
  3. 1986
    Resident - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  4. 1984
    Internship - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  5. 1983
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1979
    BS - BiologyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Certifications

  1. 1988
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1986
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension AwardAmerican Society of Hypertension
  2. 2011
    Laureate AwardDivision of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2010
    FellowAmerican Society of Hypertension
  4. 2001
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  5. 1999
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  6. 1999
    FellowCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  7. 1979
    Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Minnesota
  8. 1979
    Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor SocietyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  9. 1979
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  10. 1975
    Presidential ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  11. 1975
    National Merit ScholarNational Merit Scholarship Foundation
  12. 1975
    ScholarshipCollege of Liberal Arts, Alliss Foundation, University of Minnesota

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - 2018
    MemberPost Graduate Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology
  2. 2015 - present
    ChairCertified Hypertension Clinician Examination Committee, ASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  3. 2015 - 2018
    SpeakerASN Highlights Team, American Society of Nephrology
  4. 2014 - 2016
    MemberScientific Awards Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  5. 2014 - 2018
    American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline Writing CommitteeAmerican Heart Association
  6. 2013 - 2015
    Workgroup MemberKDIGO Board of Counselors, National Kidney Foundation
  7. 2013 - 2016
    ChairMarketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  8. 2012 - 2014
    Vice ChairLiving Donor Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  9. 2012 - 2014
    MemberPolicy Oversight Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  10. 2012 - 2014
    MemberAd Hoc Data Management Working Group, United Network for Organ Sharing
  11. 2012
    SpeakerASN Highlights Team, American Society of Nephrology
  12. 2012 - present
    Co-ChairComplex Donor Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  13. 2011 - 2014
    MemberRegion 7, United Network for Organ Sharing
  14. 2011 - 2016
    MemberHypertension Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology
  15. 2011 - 2016
    MemberHypertension Writing Group Steering Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  16. 2011 - 2013
    Regional RepresentativeLiving Donor Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  17. 2011 - 2012
    Lead/ChairFistula First Silver Quality Project, Quality, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
  18. 2011 - present
    MemberAsk Mayo Expert Workgroup, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 2010 - 2017
    FellowAmerican Society of Hypertension
  20. 2010 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2010 - present
    ChairQuality, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2010 - 2013
    Vice PresidentBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  23. 2008 - 2010
    SecretaryBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  24. 2007 - present
    MemberCenter for Translational Science Activities (CTSA) Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  25. 2005 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  26. 2005 - present
    MemberComplex Donor Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  27. 2004 - 2009
    MemberSteering and Practice Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 2004 - 2009
    DirectorPatient Education, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 2004 - 2009
    Associate Chair for EducationEducation Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 2004 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 2004 - 2010
    Continuing Medical Education ChairDivision of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  32. 2004 - 2008
    Board MemberThe Midwest Regional Chapter, American Society of Hypertension
  33. 2004 - present
    ChairASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  34. 2001 - 2007
    MemberCME Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  35. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  36. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  37. 2000 - 2003
    MemberMembership Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  38. 1999 - 2003
    MemberASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  39. 1999 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  40. 1999 - present
    Specialist in Clinical HypertensionAmerican Society of Hypertension
  41. 1999 - present
    FellowCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  42. 1998 - 2002
    ChairTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  43. 1997 - 1998
    Vice ChairTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  44. 1996 - 2000
    MemberLeadership Education Subcommittee, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  45. 1996 - 1999
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  46. 1996 - 1997
    MemberTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  47. 1995
    MemberPICOS PAME Team, Continuous Improvement Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  48. 1995 - 2004
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Hypertension & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  49. 1995 - 2004
    Education ChairDivision of Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  50. 1994 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  51. 1994 - 1997
    MemberSubcommittee on Continuing Medical Education, Department of Internal Medicine
  52. 1994 - 1995
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  53. 1993 - 2004
    Educational CoordinatorDivision of Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  54. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  55. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  56. 1990 - 2004
    MemberSubcommittee on General Medical Training, Department of Internal Medicine
  57. 1989 - 1996
    MemberWomen's Advisory Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  58. 1989 - 1992
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  59. 1989 - 1991
    Residency Applicant InterviewerMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  60. 1988 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Society of Hypertension
  61. 1988 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  62. 1988 - 1999
    MemberCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  63. 1988 - present
    Attending PhysicianHypertension Residency Training, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  64. 1983 - 1999
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  65. 1979
    MemberPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  66. 1979
    MemberOmicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
  67.  
    MemberCouncil on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association
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