Marc R. Matthews, M.D.

Consultant, Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Marc R. Matthews, M.D., completed a residency in family medicine at Mayo Clinic after attending medical school at the University of Maryland. He is now a practicing physician and medical director of a residency clinic in Kasson, Minn.

Dr. Matthews has seen firsthand how working collaboratively with a design team can improve the health care experience and health outcomes for a population of patients. He believes that design thinking can enable communities to move toward their vision of health and wellness.

As a member of the Community Health Transformation platform team in the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Matthews is able to implement experimental ideas into practice to fully understand the impacts that design will have on the health of a community and on a clinical practice.