Dana Loke, MD, MS

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS)

Administrative Support:
Colleen Lourigan (clourigan@medicine.wisc.edu)


Quality Lead, Veterans Hospital Emergency Department
Quality Lead, Resident Education
Residency Program Coach

Clinical information Publications


Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Graduate: Northwestern University, The Graduate School
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine – Chief Resident
Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine – Medical Education

Dr. Loke graduated from the Northwestern University Emergency Medicine program in Chicago, where she completed the Medical Education Clinical Scholars Program and the Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement. She also served as chief resident. She completed her medical education fellowship at Northwestern University, where she was awarded the Dr. David Salzman Junior Faculty Award, Dr. Morris Kharasch Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Best Faculty Innovator in Education Award. During her fellowship, she completed a Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety. Dr. Loke was awarded the Cornerstone Award for her work as the Foundations of Emergency Medicine F1 Course Director and Editor-in-Chief.

Dr. Loke is currently involved in the Quality & Operations Leadership Team and the VA ED Leadership Team. She is also active in education efforts including residency coaching and the residency quality improvement curriculum. She also serves as Chief Operating Officer for Foundations of Emergency Medicine, a nonprofit organization focused on delivering comprehensive, free, open-access emergency medicine curricula and instructional practices.

Dr. Loke’s interests include medical education, clinical teaching skills, simulation-based mastery learning, healthcare quality and patient safety (HQPS), resident HQPS education, and physician wellness.