Melinda Picard, MD, specializes in Hospital Medicine, a medical field that focuses on caring for patients in a hospital setting. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. A graduate of Williston High School, Dr. Picard received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa, Des Moines. A member of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Picard and her husband, Bryce Picard, have three daughters. They enjoy biking and other outdoor activities.
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.