Irene (Allie) Hurst, MD, MS

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS, Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics)

Pronouns: Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Division of Prehospital Medicine

Phone: (608) 890-7019

Administrative Support:
Susan Muehlhausen (


Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Med Flight Pediatric Critical Care Transport

Clinical information Grants/Funding Publications


Undergraduate: Lawrence University
Graduate: The Dartmouth Institute – Master of Clinical Research
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Colorado/Children’s Hospital Colorado – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – Flight Medicine/Critical Care Transport

Irene “Allie” Hurst is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician and flight physician consultant with UW Health Med Flight. She completed her pediatric residency training at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago with Northwestern University, a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Colorado through the University of Colorado, and a critical care transport fellowship with UW Health Med Flight at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. She also completed a graduate degree in clinical research at The Dartmouth Institute prior to starting medical school.

Her research interests focus on adolescent health, specifically the human trafficking of children and substance abuse. She became interested in Med Flight during her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship in Colorado and has interests in pediatric critical care retrieval/transport education and operations.

Dr. Hurst’s interests outside of work include bicycle racing, cooking, and surfing Lake Michigan.


• BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Care (2022-23)
• BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship (2022-23)