James Svenson, MD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor


  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin
  • Medical School: University of Chicago
  • Residency: Maine Medical Center - Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Montreal Children's Hospital - Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Dr. James Svenson is the assistant director of global health for University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Svenson completed medical school at the University of Chicago and completed a residency in pediatrics at Maine Medical Center before he saw the light and switched to emergency medicine. Dr. Svenson has a number of interests including global health, medical education and emergency care.