Benji K. MathewsMD, FACP, SFHM, CLHM
Dr. Benji Mathews graduated from the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his internal medicine residency and Chief Residency through the University of Minnesota. He joined HealthPartners and holds the titles of Chief of Hospital Medicine at Regions Hospital and Director of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for Hospital Medicine at HealthPartners. He is known as a master clinician with extensive expertise in diagnostic reasoning, diagnostic error, and point of care ultrasound.
Dr. Mathews has a passion for medical education, care delivery, and quality. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and served as a core faculty of the University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program. He led the development of the Resident Assessment and Coaching Program (RAC) as part of the Clinical Competency Committee for the residency program. Dr. Mathews is active locally and nationally with the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) where he has served on many national committees. He is the course director for the 2020 SHM annual meeting and is a past President of the Minnesota Chapter.
Dr. Mathews also has a passion for global health, rooted in his commitment to reducing health care disparities both locally and globally. He has worked with medical missions, NGOs, and orphanages in Nepal, India, Bolivia, Honduras, and Costa Rica. More recently, he has served with a longitudinal ultrasound training program in Haiti and training physicians who work with refugees with the International Organization of Migration in Uganda.