Nicholas Kuehnel, MD
Medical Director for Quality and Safety, UW Health Kids
Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Quality & Patient Experience
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Dr. Kuehnel started his academic career by completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before attending medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). He subsequently completed his pediatrics residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine before returning to MCW and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine.
As Pediatric Medical Director for the American Family Children’s Hospital emergency department, Dr. Kuehnel finds joy in maintaining a highly efficient and engaged pediatric emergency medicine team to provide remarkable care to every pediatric patient. He has also developed a record of accomplishment in both quality improvement/safety science and operations. The department’s current portfolio involves projects related to sepsis, antimicrobial stewardship, staff safety, sedation best practices, and enhancing patient experience through equitable care with a strong focus on communication amongst others. Additionally, as a lead for the Administrative and Quality Improvement fellowship with the Department of Emergency Medicine, he has found great pride in sharing knowledge and growing the next generation of operational leaders in emergency medicine.
How to Apply
Email your CV and a personal statement detailing your research interests and career aspirations to Dr. Nicholas Kuehnel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of reference may be required at a later point.
Candidates must have graduated in good standing from an ACGME-accredited emergency medicine residency program and must be board-certified or board-eligible in emergency medicine.