Lisa Calvo

Lisa Calvo , M.D.

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine; Inpatient Hospitalist


Lisa Calvo, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and recently served as the interim Associate Dean for  Medical Education from 2019 until 2022. She is an attending physician on the inpatient wards at Renown Regional Medical Center, where she supervises both medical students and residents. She also serves as a Block Director for the Practice of Medicine, the first-year clinical skills course. She is passionate about medical education and tells people that she’s “a teacher that happens to teach people how to be doctors”. In her free time, Dr. Calvo enjoys eating, being active, being outside and spending time with her two young sons.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, UNR Med, Reno, NV, 2018 -present 
  • Course Director, Practice of Medicine, UNR Med, Reno, NV, 2013 –present
  • Academic Hospitalist, UNR Med, Renown Regional Med Center, Reno, NV, 2012 –present
  • Associate Editor, Aquifer Internal Medicine Cases, Aquifer, Inc. Lebanon, NJ, 2017 –present
  • Interim Associate Dean for Medical Education, UNR Med, Reno, NV, Sept 2019 –2022
  • Clerkship Director Internal Medicine, UNR Med, Reno, NV, 2016 2019
  • Electives Director Internal Medicine, UNR Med, Reno, NV, 2016 2019
  • Academic Hospitalist, UMN Physicians Group, Minneapolis, MN, 2011 2012
  • Instructor, Essentials of Clinical Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, 2011 -2012


  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine


  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota, 2008-2011
  • M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2004-2008
  • B.A. in Natural Science, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota, 1999-2003