Macaran Baird, MD, MS

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Macaran A. Baird, MD, MS

Professor and Head, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department Head Board Member
Ex Officio

Educational Summary
Medical Degree:
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis

University of Minnesota Affiliated Family Medicine
Bethesda Lutheran Medical Center (currently St. Joseph’s Hospital), St. Paul, Minn.


Masters of Science in Family Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Family Therapy
Masters of Science, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

UMPhysicians Involvement

  • Finance Committee
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Clinical Practice Committee
  • Conflict of Interest Task Force
  • Board of Directors Vice Chair

Professional Leadership

  • University of Minnesota Medical School Clinical Sciences Council, President
  • Minnesota Medical Foundation, Board of Directors
  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Education Council
  • Community University Health Care Center (CUHCC), Board of Directors
  • UCare, Board of Directors, Chair
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Foundation Board, President
  • Association of Departments of Family Medicine, Clinical Practice Committee, Co-Chair
  • MMA Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Healthy Minnesota Task Force
  • RWJ Foundation Program on Depression in Primary Care, National Advisory Committee
  • MacArthur Foundation, Depression in Primary Care, Project Advisory Board
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, John P. McGovern Visiting Professor
  • Named one of ‘Minnesota’s 100 most influential health care leaders’ by Minnesota Physician, August 2008
  • Recipient of Mayo Clinic Excellence through Teamwork Award


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