Marin Darsie, MD

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS) Emergency Medicine & Neurosurgery

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Administrative Support:
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Interim Medical Director, Neurocritical Care Service

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Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University School of Medicine and Science
Residency: University of North Carolina Emergency Medicine – Chief Resident
Fellowship: University of North Carolina Neurocritical Care Fellowship

Dr. Darsie is an assistant professor of emergency medicine and neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and she is board-certified in neurocritical care and emergency medicine. She works as a full-time intensivist and splits her time between the Neuro ICU at UW and providing tele-ICU support for multiple critical access hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois. Dr. Darsie’s current leadership roles include serving as Chair of the Neurocritical Care Certification Examination Committee for the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties and Chair of the Inclusion in Neurocritical Care Committee for the Neurocritical Care Society. She is the Senior Editor-in-Chief of The Pocket Guide to Neurocritical Care, overseeing the publication of all three editions.

Dr. Darsie is passionate about advocacy in medicine. Her specific focuses include improving access to healthcare, highlighting the needs of underrepresented groups, and improving gender equity in medicine. She was an early supporter of the nonpartisan, nonprofit Vot-ER by coordinating voter registration efforts at UW for the 2020 election. She remains active in Vot-ER, having completed their nine-month Civic Health Fellowship, and now serves as an advisor to the nonprofit.

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