Abinash Virk, M.D.

  1. Infectious Disease Specialist
  1. 1999
    DTM&H - Diploma in Tropical Medicine and HygieneInstituto de Medicina Tropical, University of Alabama, Birmingham
  2. 1997
    Fellow - Infectious DiseasesMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1996
    Trainee - HIV/AIDS 2 month RotationSan Francisco General Hospital
  4. 1994
    Chief Resident - Associate Director of Clinical ServicesPrince George's Hospital Center
  5. 1993
    Resident - Internal MedicinePrince George's Hospital Center
  6. 1989
    InternshipAssam Medical College, University of Dibrugarh
  7. 1989
    MB BSAssam Medical College, University of Dibrugarh

Certifications

  1. 1996
    Infectious DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    2016-2017 Top Educator (top 30%)Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    Cierny Memorial AwardMusculoskeletal Infection Society
  3. 2013
    OPAT TeamExcellence Through Teamwork Award
  4. 2013
    The 2011-2013 Journal of Travel Medicine AwardInternational Society of Travel Medicine
  5. 2012
    Top Educator for Residency EducationInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2012
    Top Educator for Residency Education (Top 20%)Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2011
    “WRite-up And Publish" (WRAP) Program 2011.Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2009
    Top 20% Educator for Hospital Based Teaching 2008-2009Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2008
    Laureate AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  10. 2006
    Outstanding Teaching Award for Dedication to EducationInternal Medicine Residents' Council, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2005
    Top 20% Educator for Hospital Based Teaching 1999-2004Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2001
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1997
    Dr. J. Jeraci Infectious Diseases Achievement AwardMayo Clinic
  14. 1993
    Best Third Year Resident AwardPrince George's Hospital Center
  15. 1987
    Merit Scholarship in Medical SchoolAssam Medical College, University of Dibrugarh
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Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberMidwest Financial Planning Group
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberOperations Coordinating Group - Rochester
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberRochester Operations Coordinating Group
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberMidwest Physician Resource Allocation Subcommittee
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberDepartment of Medicine CME Committee
  6. 2016 - present
    ChairEnterprise Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Committee
  7. 2015 - 2017
    MemberOrders, Medications, and Decision Support, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2015 - 2017
    MemberClinical Microbiology Division Committee, Department of Microbiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  9. 2015 - 2017
    MemberComputer-Based Antimicrobial Monitoring Program
  10. 2014 - 2017
    ChairHospital Rules Based Systems Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  11. 2014 - 2017
    HeadComputer Based Antimicrobial Monitoring (CBAM), Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2014 - 2017
    MemberPopulation Management and Decision Support, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  13. 2014 - 2017
    MemberHospital Rules Based Systems, Population Management and Decision Support, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberInfluenza Steering Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  15. 2013 - present
    MemberAntimicrobial Stewardship, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2010 - 2017
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  17. 2010 - 2016
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2008 - 2017
    Board MemberNorth Central Chapter Infectious Diseases Society of America
  19. 2008 - present
    MemberNorth Central Chapter Infectious Diseases Society of America
  20. 2004 - 2010
    Co-Director Annual CourseMidwest Infectious Diseases Fellows Forum
  21. 2004 - 2006
    MemberBasic Science Curriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  22. 2002 - 2010
    MemberSubcommittee on Subspecialty Training, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  23. 2002 - 2010
    MemberInfectious Diseases Fellowship Program Directors
  24. 2002 - 2009
    ChairEducation Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 2002 - 2006
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  26. 2002 - 2006
    MemberInternal Medicine and Medical Subspecialties, Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  27. 2001
    MemberReward/Recognition Task Force, Office of Faculty Development, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 2001 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic World Travel Response, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  29. 2001 - present
    MemberInfectious Diseases Orthopedic Focus Group, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 2001 - present
    MemberSMH Focus Group, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 2001 - present
    MemberImmunizations Subgroup, Healthcare Guideline, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  32. 2000 - 2017
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1999 - 2017
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 1999 - 2016
    DirectorTravel and Geographic Medicine Focus Group, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  35. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  36. 1999 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Tropical Medicine
  37. 1998 - present
    MemberTravel and Geographic Medicine Focus Group, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  38. 1996 - 1997
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 1995 - 1996
    MemberResearch Mentoring Committee
  40. 1995 - 1996
    MemberInfection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41. 1995 - present
    MemberInfectious Diseases Society of America
  42. 1994 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  43. 1993 - 1994
    MemberResident Review Committee, Prince George's Hospital Center
  44. 1989 - present
    MemberIndian Medical Association
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Publications

Research activities

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