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Sonja Raaum
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Sonja Raaum, MD, FACP

Languages spoken: English
  • Sonja Raaum, MD is an Associate Professor and Hospitalist with the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Hospital. As an internist, her research interests include the integration of social determinants of health into acute care, as well as how to train competent and compassionate physicians. She is the course director for Advanced Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine and an associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

    Dr. Raaum received her M.D. from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She received training in internal medicine from the University of Utah. She is currently a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and a member of the Society for General Internal Medicine.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Patient Rating

    5.0 /5
    ( out of 18 reviews )

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    Patient Comments

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    May 27, 2024
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    No ahí mucho que explicar todo el tiempo fueron muy habladores con migo y son atentos a los que yo les digo para mí fue lo máximo ellos dan de su trabajo muchas gracias ?

    May 22, 2024
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    Dr.Raaum is an amazing caring doctor. She listens to you and makes you feel heard and cared for and includes you in your health care.

    May 16, 2024
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    She is nice, she does her job correctly. Thank you! [NAME REMOVED]

    May 06, 2024
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    Dr. Sonja Raaum is one of the best doctors I've had, and I am a hard patient to please. .

    April 29, 2024
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    She is absolutely amazing! I would highly recommend her to anyone.

    March 26, 2024
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    Grateful for the level of care I receive from Dr. Raaum.

    February 20, 2024
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    Dr Raaum is great! Very welcoming, patient and kind. Was able to get my issue diagnosed quickly and was made to feel comfortable every step of the way

    November 19, 2023
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    Very friendly

    August 21, 2023
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    Dr. Raaum, is an excellent professional, and very easy to communicate with.

  • Sonja Raaum, MD is an Associate Professor and Hospitalist with the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Hospital. As an internist, her research interests include the integration of social determinants of health into acute care, as well as how to train competent and compassionate physicians. She is the course director for Advanced Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine and an associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

    Dr. Raaum received her M.D. from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She received training in internal medicine from the University of Utah. She is currently a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and a member of the Society for General Internal Medicine.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions General Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Education history

    Chief Resident Internal Medicine - University of Utah Chief Medical Resident
    Internal Medicine - University of Utah Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health M.D.
    Anthropology and Zoology - University of Wisconsin–Madison B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Ryden AG, Fuller TC, Rose RS, Lappe KL, Raaum S, Johnson SA (2023). Comparison of internal medicine applicant and resident characteristics with performance on ACGME milestones. Med Educ Online, 28(1), 2211359. (Read full article)
    2. Kevern T, Davies DR, Stiel K, Raaum S (2022). Impact of Opt-Out Therapy Appointments on Resident Physicians' Mental Health, Well-Being, Stigma, and Willingness to Engage. J Grad Med Educ, 15(6), 734-737. (Read full article)
    3. Gerstenberger JP, Hayes L, Chow CJ, Raaum S (2023). Medical Student Experiential Learning in Telesimulation. J Med Educ Curric Dev, 10, 23821205231216067. (Read full article)
    4. Colbert-Getz JM, Lappe K, Gerstenberger J, Milne CK, Raaum S (2023). Capturing growth curves of medical students' clinical skills performance. Clin Teach, 20(6), e13623. (Read full article)
    5. Machen JL, Raaum SE, Patel R, Cioletti A (2023). What to Expect When They're Expecting: Addressing Policy Nuances of Resident Parental Leave. Am J Med, 136(11), 1124-1129. (Read full article)
    6. Wallace AS, Raaum SE, Johnson EP, Presson AP, Allen CM, Elliott M, Bristol AA, Elmore CE (2023). Impact of COVID-19 visitation policies and hospital capacity on discharge readiness in medicine patients. Discov Health Syst, 2(1), 45. (Read full article)
    7. Moulton M, Lapp K, Raaum SE, Milne CK, Chow CJ (2022). Making the Personal Statement "Truly Personal": Recommendations From a Qualitative Case Study of Internal Medicine Program and Associate Program Directors. J Grad Med Educ, 14(2), 210-217. (Read full article)
    8. Schmutz KE, Wallace AS, Bristol AA, Johnson EP, Raaum SE (2022). Hospital Discharge During COVID-19: The Role of Social Resources. Clin Nurs Res, 31(4), 10547738221075760. (Read full article)
    9. Lapp KL, Raaum SE, Ciarkowski CE, Reddy SP, Johnson SA (2020). Impact of Hospitalist Team Structure on Patient-Reported Satisfaction with Physician Performance. J Gen Intern Med, 35(9), 2668-2674. (Read full article)
    10. Raaum SE, Lappe K, Colbert-Getz JM, Milne CK (2019). Milestone Implementation's Impact on Narrative Comments and Perception of Feedback for Internal Medicine Residents: a Mixed Methods Study. J Gen Intern Med, 34(6), 929-935. (Read full article)
    11. Raaum SE, Arbelaez C, Vallejo CE, Patino AM, Colbert-Getz JM, Milne CK (2015). Emergency medicine and internal medicine trainees' smartphone use in clinical settings in the United States. J Educ Eval Health Prof, 12, 48.
    12. Cox ED, Raaum SE (2008). Discussion of alternatives, risks and benefits in pediatric acute care. Patient Educ Couns, 72(1), 122-9. (Read full article)