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Mike Horowitz has always loved emergency medicine. It’s fast-paced, unpredictable, requires astute assessment skills, flexibility and the ability to function in a high-stress department. Working as an EMT/firefighter in the past, Mike says emergency medicine just comes naturally to him, maybe even instinctual. “It’s always been my home base. I’m...

Gun deer hunting season begins Saturday, November 20, in Wisconsin and it is a special tradition for many Wisconsin hunters, but it is important to stay safe in the woods. Dr. Jeff Pothof, chief quality officer, UW Health, and associate professor of emergency medicine, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, recommends some safety tips for hunters this season. Read more...

Dr. Manish Shah was featured in a special report by Emergency Medicine News in its November 2021 issue. The report outlines challenges faced by emergency care providers in adequately caring for older patients with dementia and dementia-related diseases like Alzheimer's in emergency and acute care settings, as well as a...

Nick Kuehnel, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics, has been appointed as the UW Health Kids Medical Director for Quality and Safety, effective November 1, 2021. Dr. Kuehnel completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin, his residency in pediatrics at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago...

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Message from the Chair

Welcome to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine!  I am extremely proud of how much our department has accomplished over the past decade.  We have transformed from a small clinical service to a large academic department with one of the largest endowments in the country.  At our core is our Residency Training Program, the nidus for our transformation.


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Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine