Rick A. Nishimura, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Cardiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Heart valve disease
  2. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  3. Pericardial effusion
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Invasive and noninvasive hemodynamics
  • Pericardial disease
  • Valvular disease
  1. 1983
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1983
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1978
    Internship - Internal MedicineRush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
  4. 1978
    MDRush Medical College
  5. 1974
    BAKnox College

Certifications

  1. 1983
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1981
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2016
    Established Nishimura Outstanding Cardiovascular TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2015
    Teacher of the YearFellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2015
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2015
    Presidential CitationAmerican College of Cardiology (ACC)
  6. 2014
    Teacher of the YearFellows' Association, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2014
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2013
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 2012
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 2011
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2010
    Outstanding Cardiovasular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 2010
    Outstanding Course DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 2009
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2009
    DOM Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions in Medical EducationDepartment of Internal Medicine
  15. 2008
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  16. 2007
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  17. 2007
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic
  18. 2007
    Laennec Clinician Educator AwardAmerican Heart Association
  19. 2006
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2006
    ACC Gifted Teacher AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  21. 2005
    Teacher of the YearMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2005
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 2005
    HERO AwardAssociation of Black Cardiologists
  24. 2004
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  25. 2003
    Teacher of the YearMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  26. 2003
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  27. 2002
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  28. 2002
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  29. 2002
    Distinguished Alumnus AwardKnox College
  30. 2001
    Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  31. 2001
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 2001
    Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professorship in Cardiovascular Diseases and HypertensionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  33. 2001
    Outstanding Program DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  34. 2000
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  35. 2000
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  36. 1999
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  37. 1999
    Outstanding FacultyMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  38. 1998
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  39. 1998
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  40. 1997
    Teacher of the Year (reaffirmation, Internal Medicine)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  41. 1997
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  42. 1996
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  43. 1996
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  44. 1996
    Plummer Award - Distinguished ClinicianMayo Clinic Department of Medicine
  45. 1995
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  46. 1995
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  47. 1994
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 1993
    Teacher of the Year (reaffirmation)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  49. 1993
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  50. 1992
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  51. 1991
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  52. 1990
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  53. 1989
    Outstanding Cardiovascular Diseases TeacherCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  54. 1988
    Teacher of the Year (inducted into Hall of Fame)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  55. 1986
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  56. 1985
    Teacher of the YearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  57. 1983
    Travel AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  58. 1977
    AOARush Medical College
  59. 1974
    Magna Cum LaudeKnox College
  60. 1974
    Phi Beta KappaKnox College
  61. 1974
    Zetterberg Award for Outstanding Scholar/AthleteKnox College
  62. 1974
    CRC Chemistry AwardKnox College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - 2017
    Co-ChairAmerican College of Cardiology, Digital Steering Committee
  2. 2014
    Honorary MemberBritish Cardiovascular Society
  3. 2012 - 2017
    ChairInformation Management Program, Office of Information and Knowledge Management
  4. 2012 - 2017
    MasterAmerican College of Cardiology
  5. 2012
    ChairAmerican College of Cardiology, 2012 Annual Scientific Sessions
  6. 2011 - present
    MasterAmerican College of Physicians
  7. 2010 - 2017
    MemberLifelong Learning Oversight Committee, American College of Cardiology
  8. 2010 - 2014
    ChairLifelong Learning Oversight Committee, American College of Cardiology
  9. 2007 - present
    MemberEducation Integration Committee, Board of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
  10. 2006 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2006 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  12. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
  13. 2006 - 2010
    Associate ChairDepartment of Medicine Lifelong Learning, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2006 - present
    ChairEducation Technology Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2004 - 2008
    MemberTask Force Guidelines Committee, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  16. 2002 - 2006
    MemberExpense Management Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  17. 2002 - 2004
    ChairNew Directions in CME, American College of Cardiology
  18. 2002 - 2004
    MemberNew Directions in CME, American College of Cardiology
  19. 2001 - 2005
    Vice ChairHospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  20. 2001 - 2005
    MemberHospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  21. 2000 - 2010
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2000 - 2005
    Associate ChairInpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  23. 2000 - 2005
    MemberDOM Executive Committee, Inpatient Practice, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 1999 - 2000
    ChairNew CME Task Force, American College of Cardiology
  25. 1999 - 2000
    MemberNew CME Task Force, American College of Cardiology
  26. 1999 - 2000
    MemberTask Force for 21st Century, American College of Cardiology
  27. 1998 - 2004
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 1998 - 2004
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 1997 - 2002
    ChairEducational Programs Committee, American College of Cardiology
  30. 1996 - 2017
    MemberValvular Heart Disease Guideline Committee, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  31. 1996 - 2008
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  32. 1996 - 1998
    ChairCardiovascular Education, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCardiovascular Education, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 1996 - present
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  35. 1996 - present
    MemberDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  36. 1994 - 2002
    MemberEducational Programs Committee, American College of Cardiology
  37. 1994 - 2002
    MemberEducational Products Committee, American College of Cardiology
  38. 1994 - 2002
    MemberExtramural Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  39. 1994 - 2000
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  40. 1994 - 1997
    ChairLearning Center Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  41. 1994 - 1997
    MemberResearch in Continuing Medical Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  42. 1992 - present
    ContributorGuides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, American Medical Association
  43. 1992 - present
    MemberGuides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, American Medical Association
  44. 1990 - 2002
    MemberLearning Center Education Committee, American College of Cardiology
  45. 1990 - 1998
    DirectorTraining Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  46. 1990 - 1998
    MemberTraining Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  47. 1990 - 1992
    MemberMKSAP-IV Cardiovascular Medicine Subcommittee, American College of Physicians
  48. 1990 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  49. 1988 - 2017
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  50. 1983 - 2017
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
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Publications

Research activities

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