Thought Leader, Leadership

Eddie L. Greene, MD

Director, Office for Diversity in Education
Mayo Clinic


Dr. Eddie Greene is Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a practice focused on the medical care of the patient with kidney disease. Following graduation from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Greene completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota and subsequently served our years in the United States Public Health Service. After completing his Public Health Service commitment he subsequently completed a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Minnesota and focused his nephrology training and much of his subsequent NIH funded research and clinical investigation career on the physiology and pathophysiology of mechanisms associated with the progression of chronic kidney disease.

Since becoming a Mayo Clinic consultant, Dr. Greene has served in several capacities, including Director of the Office for Diversity in Education, a member and Vice-Chair of the Mayo Medical School Admissions Committee, member of the Mayo Clinic Rochester Personnel Committee, Director of the Mayo Clinic CTSA/CCatS Health Disparities Education Group, Chair of the Mayo Clinic Charity Care Committee, and President of the Officers and Councilors of the Mayo Clinic Voting Staff. Dr. Greene is currently a member of the Board of Governors and Internal Trustees of Mayo Clinic.

On the national level, Dr. Greene was a founding member and past President of the NIH-NIDDK National Minority Research Investigators group. He is currently a member of the American Society of Nephrology Communications Committee, Associate Editor of the journal Diabetes Care, and also serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of the NIH Institute on Health Disparities.

Eddie Greene04 Panel Clip Still: Financial Stewardship - Managing for Population Health or Volume, Not Both

Leadership 2016

Manage for Population Health or Volume — Not Both

If you’re doing the right thing to transform care delivery, your organization can bear the cost.

Eddie Greene Panel Clip Still: You Can't Over-Communicate When Leading Teams

Leadership 2016

You Can’t Over-Communicate

People don't often listen to what you say. But they hear what you do.

Boutros and Lee Panel Clip Still: Patient-Centered Approach to Leadership

Leadership 2016

“The Needs of the Patient Come First”

But first, it may help to know you’re doing a good job.

Eddie Greene Panel Clip Still: Leadership Defined

Leadership 2016

Leadership Defined

Success for the long game relies on promoting a culture of change and tapping into resources from the next generation.

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