Dr. Amy Oxentenko is a Minnesota native, and did medical school training at the University of North Dakota, where she graduated AOA. She then completed her IM Residency, Chief Residency and GI Fellowship at Mayo Clinic Rochester, being recipient of the IM Residency’s Outstanding Achievement Award, GI Division’s Bargen Award, and Institutional Mayo Brothers’ Distinguished Fellowship Award. She served as an Associate Program Director for both the GI Fellowship Program and IM Residency Program before taking over as Program Director of the GI Fellowship and Advanced GI Fellowship Programs. In 2013, she transitioned to the role of IM Residency Program Director. She has served as Associate Chair for Education for GI, and is now the Associate Chair for Residency Programs for the Department of IM.
She is heavily involved in CME, and has Co-Directed Mayo’s GI Board Review Course and has been Co-Editor for the Mayo GI Board Review Book. She has written for GI MKSAP 14 and 15, and was the GI Book Editor for MKSAP 16 and 17. She has also been the GI content writer for the IM In-Training Examination.
Dr. Oxentenko is past Chair of the American College of Gastroenterology’s Women in GI Committee, Chaired the ACG Educator Task Force, and serves on ACG’s Educational Affairs Committee (Chairs the Self-Assessment Test Subcommittee), Well-Being Task Force and MOC Task Force. She has Co-Created and Co-Chaired the ACG Train-the-Trainer USA Program, and is the Vice Chair for the World GI Organization Train-the-Trainer Program. She is now a member of the ACG Board of Trustees. She has served as Chair of the American Gastroenterological Association’s MOC Subcommittee, and was Associate Editor of AGA’s Board Review program, DDSEP 8. She is also a current member of the Internal Medicine AGCME Review Committee. In 2013, she was the recipient of Mayo’s Department of IM Distinguished Contributions to Medical Education Award, and was named as one of the “top 100 alumni” by her undergraduate alma mater. In 2017, she was honored with the Mayo Clinic School of GME Program Director of the Year Award. In 2017, she was promoted to Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Clinical interests include celiac disease and malabsorption syndromes. She is in a dual-physician marriage with 3 teenage children. Outside of work, she loves distance running, rollerblading, reading, and spending time with family.
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