Dr. Sunanda V. Kane is a Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. She has a busy clinical practice that reflects her expertise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is also the focus of her research work encompassing new therapies, gender-specific issues, and medication adherence.
She is a prolific researcher and writer, having published over 200 original articles, reviews and book chapters; she also authored a book for patients on self-management of IBD. She is a passionate teacher, not just to students, trainees and colleagues, but also to patients in her previous role as Chair of the National Patient Education Committee for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.
She was the first female Associate Editor for Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics and serves in editorial roles for other journals as well. Amongst many leadership positions that she holds within Mayo Clinic is the Assistant Chair of Patient Experience within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, but the pinnacle of Dr. Kane’s leadership journey was being President of the American College of Gastroenterology in 2019-2020.
She also just completed a 5-year service on the Gastroenterology Specialty Council of the American Board of Internal Medicine.