Dana Resop, MD

Credentials: Clinical Associate Professor

Position title: Division of Emergency Ultrasound

Dana Resop, MD


Assistant Director, Clinical Ultrasound (University & VA Hospitals)

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Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin–Madison
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Residency: University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School – Ultrasound

Dr. Resop grew up on a beef cattle farm in southern Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison for her undergraduate and medical doctorate degrees. She returned to her home state after completing emergency medicine residency and emergency ultrasound fellowship programs at the University of Massachusetts. While working in the Madison area community for five years as an emergency physician and emergency ultrasound director, she spent time teaching point-of-care ultrasound to emergency medicine residents at UW each month. She joined the UW BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine full-time in 2015 and as an attending physician at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital emergency department in 2016, and has been loving the patient care and teaching opportunities at both institutions since. She is active in medical student, resident and faculty education with a focus in point-of-care ultrasound, and she is active in national groups promoting point-0f-care ultrasound in emergency medicine and the VA.


• Dr. Resop received the Team Leadership Award while serving as Medical Director for the Stroke Committee at Beloit Memorial Hospital in 2015. Under her tenure, Beloit Hospital obtained Primary Stroke Center certification from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
• Dr. Resop served as a Board Member for the Wisconsin chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (WACEP) from 2012-2020.