Bjoerg (Bjorg) Thorsteinsdottir, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Palliative Care Specialist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Hospice care
  • Ethics
  • End of life care
  • Transitions of care
  • Resource allocation
  • Health policy

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2008
    Fellow - Clinical EthicsHarvard Medical School
  2. 2005
    Resident - Categorical Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1999
    MD - Department of MedicineUniversity of Iceland

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Hospice & Palliative MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2005
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Attitude Commitment and Excellence AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2003
    Attitude Commitment and Excellence AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 2000
    Rotary Young Leadership AwardsRotary Norden
  4. 1996
    Scholarship to attend an Italian course in Italian, Bologna, ItalySocieta Dante Alighieri

Professional memberships

  1. 2014
    MemberGeriatric Nephrology Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberASN Geriatice Nephrology Advisory Group (GNAG)
  3. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  4. 2005 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Public Health Association
  5. 2003 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  6. 2003 - 2007
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  7. 2003 - 2007
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  8. 2003 - 2004
    Subcommittee MemberWeb Curriculum, Internal Medicine Graduate Education Resident's Council, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2003 - 2004
    Subcommittee MemberElectronic Ordering and MICS, Internal Medicine Graduate Education Resident's Council, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2003 - 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic, Professionalism
  11. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  12. 2000 - present
    Honorary Lifetime MemberInternational Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  13. 1999 - present
    MemberIcelandic Medical Association, Icelandic Associations
  14. 1999 - present
    PresidentIcelandic Medical Students International Committee
  15. 1999 - present
    TreasurerIcelandic Medical Students International Committee
  16. 1998 - 2001
    TrainerInternational Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  17. 1998 - 2001
    CoordinatorInternational Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  18. 1998 - 2000
    Student RepresentativeCurriculum Task Force, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
  19. 1997 - 1998
    PresidentInternational Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  20. 1994 - 1996
    Student RepresentativeCurriculum Committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
  21. 1994 - 1996
    Mentor/TutorUniversity of Iceland, Peer Counsellor for Medical Students, University of Iceland
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