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HealthPartners Institute researcher elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 17, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – HealthPartners Institute researcher Leif Solberg, MD, is one of 80 new members elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. It recognizes individuals who have shown outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

“I am honored by this recognition,” said Solberg who is a senior research investigator at HealthPartners Institute and senior advisor at HealthPartners. “I hope this helps bring some recognition for the important role that both innovation and research by health systems have in identifying and solving the many problems we face in health care.”

“These newly elected members represent the most exceptional scholars and leaders in science, medicine, and health in the U.S. and around the globe,” said National Academy of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau. “Their expertise will help our organization address today’s most pressing health challenges and inform the future of health and health care to benefit us all. I am honored to welcome these distinguished individuals to the National Academy of Medicine.”

About HealthPartners Institute

HealthPartners Institute is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. One of the largest medical research and education centers in the Midwest, the Institute has about 450 studies underway each year, trains more than 500 medical residents and fellows and more than 500 students, and provides continuing medical education for 25,000 clinicians as well as patient education and clinical quality improvement. For more information, visit

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