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Elisabeth Slattery, M.D.

Elisabeth Slattery, M.D.

Dr. Elisabeth Slattery is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her Internship and residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. She’s worked as a clinician and hospitalist, plus a stint in the Sudan serving Eritrean refugees. Originally from Chicago, she resides with her husband in St. Paul and is the mother of five grown children. Slattery is an avid cyclist, swimmer and yoga instructor.

COMMENTARY

Where have all the small medical practices gone?

By: - January 13, 2023

Put me down in the history books as one of the last holdouts in small medical practice in the Twin Cities. I was recently asked why I closed my practice.  Good question, given that I found my work-utopia in a small private office, where the doctor-patient relationship was treasured above all. It was all about […]

COMMENTARY

Sanford-Fairview merger would be bad for Minnesota health care

By: - December 19, 2022

Fairview Health Services and Sanford Health announced their plans to merge last month, and we can expect their paid talkers to provide the corporate ooze of benevolence. They’ll tell us the merger is a chance to offer higher consolidation of care, improve quality of care and coordination of care, and save health care dollars. The […]