Andrew Cathers, MD

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS)

Pronouns: Division of Prehospital Medicine

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Medical Director, UW Health Med Flight

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Undergraduate: Providence College
Medical School: University of Connecticut Medical School
Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – Med Flight

A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Cathers attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School emergency medicine residency program. He completed a fellowship in flight medicine with UW Health Med Flight at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics and has experience as a community physician, having worked at Beloit Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Cathers holds board certification in both emergency medicine and EMS, and he has published papers and presented educational sessions locally, nationally, and internationally, including serving as an instructor at the prestigious UK Anesthesia, Trauma, and Critical Care Course. His educational interests include resident training, continuing education of attending physicians, advanced retrieval medicine, and airway management. He is a Fellow of the Air Medical Physician Association (FAMPA), and also holds a Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine (DRTM) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


• Medical Director of the Year, Air Medical Physician Association (2023)
• Examiner, Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Retrieval and Transport Medicine