For Medical Professionals
We strive to be your partner in caring for your patients and supporting your practice. We value our relationship with you, your patients, and your office staff.
In this section of the site, you will find information about referrals and our specialists. This online resource connects you with our latest clinical trials and specialty-specific updates. Discover continuing education opportunities and the many ways we are available to you.
We work hard to keep you informed of your patients’ care by providing detailed reports, from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up. Our goal is to provide you with prompt service and communication for the patients that you refer to us. When you work with M Health Fairview physicians, you can expect:
- Access to our expertise – We are available to consult about your patients, with or without a referral.
- Appointment access – Our goal, whenever possible, is to see your patient within 7 days if requested.
- Follow-up communication – You will hear from us within a week after your patient is seen.
- 24/7 referrals – Through our Physician Referral Service, you can make a referral, request a consult or admit a patient.
Referral Contacts and Resources
M Health Fairview clinicians provide state of-the-art care to adult and pediatric patients. The collaboration among the University of Minnesota, M Physicians, and Fairview Health Services combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Research & Clinical Trials
At M Health Fairview, we're on a journey to transform healthcare - and we're looking for fellow visionaries to join us.
Lillehei Lecture Series:
Description: You'll gain insight from the finest cardiologists in the nation when you participate in our weekly Lillehei Lecture Series. Cardiologists, primary care physicians and other health professionals are welcome to attend and learn about the latest information in treating heart disease.
Details: For more information, visit the Lillehei Lecture Series page
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds:
Description: Physicians and other medical professionals can stay up-to-date on the latest developments in cardiology at weekly meetings of the Cardiovascular Grand Rounds. Grand Rounds present evolving diagnosis and treatment in heart care and provide a relevant, in-depth review of important cardiovascular topics. These meeting are held at the University of Minnesota and are part of the Academic Cardiology Lecture Series.
Details: For more information, visit the Cardiovascular Grand Rounds Calendar
2021 Matters of the Heart Conference
Description: On Friday, April 23, 2021, join us for insight and innovations in caring for those who are at risk for or living with heart disease. The Matters of the Heart Conference will feature experts in heart care and education on the current trends facing the industry today. Our Matters of the Heart Conference is ideal for physicians, cardiologists, primary care providers, nurse practitioners, advanced practice providers, physician assistants and registered nurses.
Details: For more information, visit the 2021 Matters of the Heart Conference page.
The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics and its affiliated M Health Fairview practitioners offer learning opportunities for pediatric professionals in the community. Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions are open to the public and designed to improve the broad practice of pediatric medicine. For more details, visit: Pediatric Grand Rounds.
Child Family Life Practicum (Masonic Children's Hospital)
The Application Process
The Winter/Spring 2022 application deadline is October 8th, 2021.
Complete child life practicum application and include the following:
- Professional resume outlining academic and clinical experiences, as well as other qualifications
- Completed essay questions
- Unofficial school transcript of child life course
- Two letters of reference from non-relatives
Learn more about our Child Family Life Services
Description: Organ transplantation remains a dynamic field of continued interest and excitement. The 2021 Cutting Edge in Transplantation Conference, taking place on Tuesday, May 11, will focus on historical perspectives and new insights gained through technological advances, research, and novel interventions in organ transplant, as well as challenges and barriers related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Details: For more information, visit the Cutting Edge in Transplant Conference page.
Provider Ten Step Education:
A limited number of seats are available at an institutional rate for M Health Fairview physicians, nurse practitioners nurse midwives, and others in a 3-4 hour online program specifically designed for all maternal-infant healthcare providers who work with expectant and new families and their babies. This course focuses on the healthcare provider's role in caring for pregnant and new families and is designed to help hospitals and communities provide the basics of early breastfeeding care and management of breastfeeding challenges, with a focus on implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. For information about enrolling, contact the continuing education administrator for your department.
Excellence In Care With The Ten Steps:
This 15-hour online program advances evidence-based infant feeding policies and practices in the hospital or clinic. It also provides the education cornerstone for hospitals who wish to pursue the designation of "Baby-Friendly"- and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to anyone who meets the system requirements. This workshop explores the rapidly changing role of all healthcare professionals in caring for pregnant and new families and is designed to help hospitals and communities provide the basics of early breastfeeding care, with a focus on implementing The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
Students will have two months (60 days) to complete the course.
Presented online by Molly Pessl, RN, BSN, IBCLC, FILCA, an internationally recognized expert in maternity and pediatric care and lactation. Molly is the owner and director of Evergreen Perinatal Education.
Registration: Fairview and UMPhysicians employees should contact their leader to ask about being enrolled at an institutional rate. All others may register directly at evergreenperinataleducation.com.
From October 11 through October 15, 2021, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., partake in this complete, in-person core program to begin practice in evidence-based breastfeeding and lactation care. This five-day course is essential education for any healthcare professional or person who works with new parents and their newborns, or as the beginning process for becoming a lactation consultant (IBCLC). This in-depth, in-person course enables participants to provide accurate, current, and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation, and to support new families in feeding their babies from birth through the process of weaning.
For more information, visit the Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care page.
Cardiology Patient Admissions and Transfers
M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center: 612-672-7575
M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2067
Coronary Emergency - STEMI Transfers
To arrange an emergent transfer for STEMI (ST elevated myocardial infarction) or acute coronary syndrome:
M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, East Bank: 612-672-7575
M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2064
(M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Pediatric Interhospital Critical Care Transport
Ask to be connected with a bedside pediatric intensivist physician about hospital transport. Teams are dispatched within 30 minutes of alert, 24/7.