Dr. Michael Mueller is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his medical training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and was part of the second graduating class of the Internal Medicine Urban Health track residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Mueller has a strong interest in graduate medical education and medical education research. Prior to coming to the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Mueller designed and developed an Urban Health Track for outpatient excellence for underserved and vulnerable patients in South Florida, and played an integral role in rotation design, resident mentorship, and resident recruitment. He also served as an Associate Program Director for inpatient rotations at one of their primary inpatient sites and served as a primary faculty mentor for a cohort of residents.
While at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Mueller has remained active in medical education at the undergraduate, graduate, and CME levels. He works regularly with residents as part of the Internal Medicine residency core faculty and has been recognized by the Internal Medicine Residency Program for Excellence in Teaching. He is also a key staff educator for the Division of General Internal Medicine for multiple clinical projects, including Epic onboarding, training for the Mayo Clinic’s COVID Frontline Care Team (CFCT), and training for the post-COVID clinic, and has received COVID educator awards and Teamwork Awards from the Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Medicine, respectively, as well as an educational excellence award from the Internal Medicine Residency program. As a content expert, Dr. Mueller’s interests include the evaluation, characterization, and treatment of post-COVID syndrome and fibromyalgia, for which he has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed published articles, developed internal educational content through the AskMayoExpert interface, and given multiple CME and Grand Rounds talks. He currently serves as the co-director of Medical Grand Rounds for the Mayo Clinic, and also serves as the Section Head for Integrative Medicine.