Emily Kruse, MD
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Emily grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis. She attended undergrad at the University of Notre Dame, where she studied abroad in London for a semester and graduated with a Science-Business major and Poverty Studies minor. She worked as a medical scribe and volunteered as an inmate supporter through the Minnesota Department of Corrections during her gap year after college. At the University of Minnesota Medical School, Emily researched racial and gender biases in medicine and worked to implement opioid harm reduction strategies in the Twin Cities community through syringe exchanges and street outreach programs. She hopes to become a dual internal medicine/pediatrics urban academic hospitalist and complete fellowships in addiction medicine and toxicology.
Outside of medicine, Emily enjoys kayaking in the Boundary Waters of MN, vegetarian cooking, crosswords, teaching her female cat Jimmy new tricks, and spending time with loved ones.