R. Scott Wright, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Lipid management
  • Clinical trials
  • Lipid disorders
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Health care policy
  1. 1996
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic
  2. 1992
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1992
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic
  4. 1990
    Internship - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic
  5. 1989
    MDUniversity of Kentucky
  6. 1986
    BSUniversity of Kentucky

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Honorary MemberChilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
  2. 2014
    The Internal Medicine Residency Program Excellence in Teaching AwardInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2012
    Elected to Hiram Percy Maxim SocietyARRL
  4. 2012
    #1 Operator AwardARRL
  5. 2011
    Triennial Lecturer, Triennial ConferenceRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  6. 2011
    Program CommitteeAmerican College of Cardiology
  7. 2011
    Advocacy CommitteeAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2004
    Distinguished Son of the City AwardOsorno, Chile
  9. 2003
    Illustrious Visitor of the City AwardVina del Mar, Chile
  10. 1994
    Glaxo Foundation AMA Leader in Medicine AwardAmerican Medical Association
  11. 1992
    Hartz Scholar of the Mayo FoundationMayo Foundation
  12. 1992
    Outstanding Achievement in Internal MedicineDepartment of Internal Medicine
  13. 1992
    Karis AwardMayo Foundation
  14. 1989
    Doctor of Medicine with DistinctionUniversity of Kentucky
  15. 1986
    Research ScholarNational Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
  16. 1986
    Bachelor of Science with High DistinctionUniversity of Kentucky
  17. 1985
    MemberUniversity of Kentucky Alpha Chapter, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    DirectorInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  2. 2010 - 2011
    ChairGuidelines Writing Committee, American College of Cardiology
  3. 2009 - present
    MemberUnstable Angina and Non STE Myocardial Infarction Guideline Update Writing Committee Task Force, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  4. 2008 - 2015
    Executive Committee MemberSteering Committee, Dalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 1
  5. 2008 - 2015
    National CoordinatorSteering Committee, Dalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 1
  6. 2008 - 2015
    Chair DesigneeExecutive Committee, Dalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 2
  7. 2008 - 2014
    MemberNational Advocacy Committee, American College of Cardiology
  8. 2008 - 2013
    MemberAlecardio Study
  9. 2008 - present
    MemberDalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 2
  10. 2007 - present
    MemberExpedited Review Committee, Institutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2007 - present
    MemberDalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 1
  12. 2006 - 2007
    MemberSteering Committee Leadership, ACC Board of Governors, American College of Cardiology
  13. 2005 - 2010
    ChairUnstable Angina and Non STE Myocardial Infarction Guideline Update Writing Committee Task Force, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  14. 2005 - 2008
    MemberAcute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Writing Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  15. 2005 - 2006
    DirectorMayo Cardiology Outreach Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2005
    ChairRegional Marketing Workgroup, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  17. 2005
    MemberTwin Cities Task Force, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2005 - present
    Co-ChairInstitutional Review Board - Wednesday - Mayo Clinic, Institutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2005 - present
    MemberInstitutional Review Board - Executive Committee - Mayo Clinic, Institutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  20. 2004 - 2005
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  21. 2004 - 2005
    PresidentZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  22. 2003 - 2007
    Governor, MinnesotaAmerican College of Cardiology
  23. 2003 - 2004
    MemberBoard of Trustees, Minnesota Medical Association
  24. 2003 - present
    ChairCV Formulary Task Force, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  25. 1999 - 2007
    MemberExecutive Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  26. 1999 - 2002
    DirectorConsortium for VALIANT Study, Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials
  27. 1999 - 2002
    MemberConsortium for VALIANT Study, Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials
  28. 1999 - 2002
    MemberUS Leadership Team, Consortium for VALIANT Study, Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials
  29. 1999 - 2001
    Project OfficerConsortium for AMPLIFY Study, Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials
  30. 1999 - 2001
    MemberConsortium for AMPLIFY Study, Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials
  31. 1999 - 2000
    MemberLegislative Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  32. 1998 - 2001
    ChairCCU Reasearch Database Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1995 - 1997
    MemberCongressional Medicare Preservation Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  34. 1995 - 1997
    MemberCongressional Medicare Preservation Task Force
  35. 1995 - 1996
    ChairResident Physician Section, Minnesota Medical Association
  36. 1995 - 1996
    MemberResident Physician Section, Minnesota Medical Association
  37. 1994 - 1995
    PresidentMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  38. 1994 - present
    ChairLegislative Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  39. 1993 - 1994
    Vice PresidentMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  40. 1993
    ChairExtension Service Workshop on Healthcare Reform, University of Minnesota
  41. 1993
    MemberUniversity of Minnesota
  42. 1993
    MemberExtension Service Workshop on Healthcare Reform, University of Minnesota
  43. 1992 - 1995
    DelegateResident Physician Section, American Medical Association
  44. 1992 - 1995
    MemberLegislative Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  45. 1992 - 1995
    MemberExecutive Committee, Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  46. 1992 - 1995
    MemberResident Physician Section, American Medical Association
  47. 1992 - 1993
    ChairReorganization Task Force, Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  48. 1992 - 1993
    MemberReorganization Task Force, Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  49. 1992
    MemberReorganization Task Force, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  50. 1992 - present
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  51. 1992 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  52. 1991 - 1992
    ChairGraduate Education Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  53. 1991 - 1992
    MemberGeneral Medicine Training Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  54. 1991 - 1992
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  55. 1989 - 1991
    MemberOlmsted County, Minnesota Affiliate, American Heart Association
  56. 1989 - 1991
    MemberMinnesota Affiliate, American Heart Association
  57. 1989 - 1991
    MemberBoard of Directors, Olmsted County, Minnesota Affiliate
  58.  
    Quality Control ReviewerCardiovascular Diseases, Mayo MedAir Air Ambulance, Mayo Clinic Medical Transport
  59.  
    Key Contact PersonInflammatory Cardiac Marker, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  60.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  61.  
    MemberInternal Medicine Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  62.  
    MemberAcute MI Quality Improvement Task Force, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  63.  
    MemberCardiac Novel Risk Factor Task Force, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  64.  
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  65.  
    MemberMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  66.  
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Institutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  67.  
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  68.  
    FellowEuropean Society of Cardiology
  69.  
    Honorary MemberChilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
  70.  
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  71.  
    National CoordinatorAlecardio Study

Publications

Research activities

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