Jill Foster

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Professor and Division Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Medical School, Twin Cities

Associate Dean, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Health
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Infectious diseases
  • Medical


Jill Foster, MD, is the division director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School and a pediatric infectious diseases physician with M Health Fairview. She also serves as the associate dean in the Medical School’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Foster’s expertise is in the prevention and treatment of viral diseases, and in mobilizing public health and health care systems in the areas of prevention and screening. 


Notable Achievements

US News and World Report and Philadelphia Magazine "Top Doctors"- Pediatric Infectious Diseases Category (2001, 2011-2013)

William Likoff Award for Clinical Excellence, Drexel University College of Medicine (2005)

Philadelphia Magazine "Top Doctors for Kids"- Infectious Disease-HIV/AIDS Category (2000)


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