University of Nebraska Medical Center

Christopher Dethlefs, MD

House Officer I

Christopher Dethlefs, MD


Chris Dethlefs


Omaha, NE

Where did you go for undergraduate and medical school?

University of Notre Dame and UNMC

Career aspirations:

Hybrid med-peds inpatient/outpatient or maybe pediatric cardiology

What was your first job?

Bussing tables at a restaurant

What is the furthest you've traveled from Omaha?


If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?

Something in renewable energy, sustainable farming, or work in a bakery

If you only had one day in Nebraska, what would you do?

Lunch with my grandpa, visit the zoo, see the Sandhill cranes

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?

Meeting all of my co-residents in peds and Internal Medicine on day one