Welcoming new physician faculty for academic year 2022-2023

This summer, we are welcoming five new physician faculty to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine. They bring a variety of education and subspecialty experiences with them to the department, and we are pleased to welcome two current physicians as academic faculty. Learn more about them below.

Samuel Dillman, MD

Samuel Dillman, MD, comes to us from Kansas City, MO, where he recently completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Now, based at the American Family Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department, Dr. Dillman will be a clinical assistant professor specializing in pediatric acute care needs. He has roots in Wisconsin, completing his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Wisconsin.

Dana Loke, MD, MS

Dana Loke, MD, MS, joins the Department of Emergency Medicine as an assistant professor. Dr. Loke recently completed her emergency medicine residency, chief residency, and medical education fellowship at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. While serving as Assistant Program Director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University, she also received her Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety. Dr. Loke returns to her roots as a Wisconsin Badger, having graduated with her bachelor’s degree from UW-Madison before heading to the Medical College of Wisconsin for medical training.

Simanjit Mand, MD

The UW Emergency Medicine Residency Program welcomes Simanjit Mand, MD, as Assistant Residency Program Director. Dr. Mand is no stranger to the Midwest, having received her medical training at the University of Michigan Medical School and completing her residency and chief residency in emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. There, Dr. Mand also recently completed a fellowship in emergency ultrasound. She joins the Department of Emergency Medicine at UW-Madison as an assistant professor.

Collin Michels, MD

Collin Michels, MD, joins the department as an assistant professor after completing a one-year fellowship in emergency department administration with us. Prior to joining UW for his fellowship, Dr. Michels obtained his medical degree from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, and completed his residency and chief residency in emergency medicine at Stanford University. He will also serve as Assistant Medical Director for the emergency department at the William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Ryan Newberry
Ryan Newberry, DO, MPH

Ryan Newberry, DO, MPH, transitions from a moonlighting position with UW Health Med Flight to full-time assistant professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Newberry will continue as a flight physician with UW Health Med Flight while now also working as an attending physician as the BerbeeWalsh Emergency Departments at University Hospital and East Madison Hospital. Dr. Newberry completed his medical training at the Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine before turning to a military career, undertaking his emergency medicine residency, chief residency, and fellowship training at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. He also obtained his master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas School of Public Health.

Congratulations to these five faculty on joining us to move emergency medicine forward!