Birpal Pannu, MD, specializes in Hospital Medicine, a medical field that focuses on caring for patients in a hospital setting. He is board certified in Family Medicine. A graduate of the Aureus University School of Medicine in Aruba, Dr. Pannu completed his family -practice residency at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Northwest Campus, where he served as chief resident his senior year. He also was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Resident Teacher Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in 2014. He's a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha.
A physician with a primary professional focus on hospital medicine is a hospitalist. Hospitalist activities may include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care.