Faculty & Fellows

Faculty Leadership

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

Nicholas Kuehnel, MD

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations,
Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Mary Westergaard, MD

Vice Chair of Education

Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN

Associate Vice Chair of Research

Institutional Leadership

Ciara Barclay-Buchanan, MD

Chief Medical Officer, University Hospital

Joshua Ross, MD

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

Jeffrey Pothof, MD

Chief Quality Officer,
UW Health

Brian Sharp, MD

Medical Director of Patient Safety & Quality, UW Health

Brian Patterson, MD, MPH

Medical Informatics Director for Predictive Analytics and Clinical Decision Support, UW Health

Jamie Hess, MD

UW Medical Foundation

Ryan Tsuchida, MD

Assistant Dean, Office of Multicultural Affairs, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Affiliate & Adjunct Faculty

Robert Batt, PhD

Affiliate Faculty,
Wisconsin School of Business

Justin Boutilier, PhD

Affiliate Faculty,
UW College of Engineering

Frank Liao, PhD

Clinical Adjunct Faculty,
UW Health

Micah Long, MD

Affiliate Faculty,
Anesthesia & Medicine

Gabriel Zayas-Cabán, PhD

Affiliate Faculty,
UW College of Engineering

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