MARTIN STILLMAN, MD, JD

Martin Stillman, MD, JD, is a physician, lawyer, and mediator who has a particular interest in mediating conflict within healthcare and understanding and minimizing physician burnout.

He is a practicing internist at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he also serves as the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Officer, an Assistant Director of the Institute of Professional Worklife, and Assistant Chief for Department and Faculty Affairs within the Department of Medicine.  In his role within the IPW, he often utilizes his experience of conflict management and mediation to assist organizations in bringing about necessary changes to promote physician wellness.

Additionally, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School and teaches about medical error, medical malpractice, disclosure of unexpected patient outcomes, and the risk management aspects of physician-patient relations and communication.