Faculty & Fellows


Department Chair

Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH

The Azita G. Hamedani Distinguished Chair of Emergency Medicine

Founding Chair

Azita Hamedani, MD, MPH, MBA

The Wisconsin Endowed Chair of Leadership in Emergency Medicine

Department Vice Chairs

Ciara Barclay-Buchanan, MD

Phone: (608) 890-7567

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations

Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN

Phone: (608) 262-3057

Associate Vice Chair of Research

Mary Westergaard, MD

Phone: (608) 265-0165

Vice Chair of Education

Institutional Leadership

Joshua Ross, MD

Chief Medical Officer,
American Family Children’s Hospital
& UW Health Kids

Jeffrey Pothof, MD

Chief Quality Officer,
UW Health

Jamie Hess, MD

UW Medical Foundation

Brian Sharp, MD

Patient Safety Officer,
UW Health

Nicholas Kuehnel, MD

Medical Director for Quality & Safety,
UW Health Kids

Andrew Cathers, MD

Medical Director,
UW Health Med Flight

If you are a patient, please call your clinic or contact your clinician through UW Health MyChart.