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Department of Medicine Research

State-of-the-art Research

Hennepin Healthcare’s Department of Medicine has robust and varied research activity conducted by highly skilled clinicians and basic science researchers across many areas of focus including addiction medicine, cardiology, health services, homelessness & criminal justice, infectious diseases, nephrology, organ transplantation, oncology, and provider wellness. Research and scholarship are a department priority and key support and infrastructure are provided within the department and through the affiliated organizations described below (Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI), Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG), Berman Center, Institute of Professional Worklife (IPW) and the University of Minnesota). For details on divisional research activities, please visit the research section and faculty bios on the divisional pages.

Scholarly Activity Highlights

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute is the research arm that supports and oversees research conducted at Hennepin Healthcare System , Inc (HHS), including research conducted by faculty in the Department of Medicine.

Chronic Disease Research Group

The Chronic Disease Research Group is a division of the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute, is an interdisciplinary research group whose work focuses on answering questions related to the experiences of patients with chronic diseases.

Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research

The Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research has been a leader in cardiovascular research and a clinical site for over 100 trials in heart and kidney disease, diabetes, women’s health, cancer, and neurological disorders.

Institute of Professional Worklife

The Hennepin Healthcare Institute for Professional Worklife (IPW) provides support, guidance, leadership, and consultation to individuals and entities who are looking to understand the burnout epidemic and effect change in their institutions.

Research Scientist Track

Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS) is a service learning, research, and teaching hospital. The Department of Medicine Research Scientist Track was designed to provide a formal framework for post-doc PhD and investigator PhD-level researchers at Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute to be integrated into the Department of Medicine.

Resources for Conducting Research