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John Y. Song, MD, MPH, MAT

Internist, Hospitalist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Homelessness
  • Inpatient Health
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Ethics
  • Poverty and health
  • Psychosocial Determinants of Health
  • Underserved Populations

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Internal Medicine)


  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (General Internal Medicine Fellowship)

Other Education

  • Brown University (M.A.T.)
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (M.P.H.)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Early Distinguished Career Award, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minnesota Medical Foundation (2007)
  • Outstanding Community Service Award, University of Minnesota (2004)
  • Leonard Tow Faculty Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Minnesota Medical School, Arnold Gold Foundation (2004)


  • Standing Member, National Institutes for Health NNRC Study Section (2009-2013)
  • Member, National Recruitment and Retention Advisory Board (2008)
  • Member, Society of General Internal Medicine Medical Humanities and Ethics Committee (2007)
  • Director, Medical Ethics Education, Center for Bioethics, University Of Minnesota

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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