Hospital Medicine

Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us over the past year. Each has been invited to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to UW-Madison, their hopes and dreams...
Michael Peliska, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? I'm excited to take on the variety of challenges clinical care in hospital medicine has to offer. My research interests broadly are in...
A pair of studies recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine report that therapeutic-dose anticoagulation with heparin appears to improve outcomes for non-critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19, but not for critically ill patients hospitalized with the disease. The studies are the result of an international, multiplatform, randomized...
In recognition of her expertise as a physician, scholar and expertise in health equity, Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, associate professor and chief, Hospital Medicine, was named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellow by The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for the class of 2021-2022. This fall, Sheehy...
People living in disadvantaged neighborhoods are more likely to experience repeat observation stays at hospitals, which may lead to costly medical bills without a means to pay them, according to a recent study from UW-Madison researchers. This research, which included lead author Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, associate professor, Hospital Medicine...
William Jacoby, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? I'm excited to work in clinical care in the Division of Hospital Medicine, and also to get involved with medical education...
Blair Golden, MD, MS Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? Clinically, my focus is on the inpatient care of hospitalized adults. My research interests are broadly in health services and outcomes...
Alexandra Wick, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? In addition to striving for excellence in clinical care, my professional focus is in medical education at the undergraduate medical and...
UW Health recently recognized physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) who have demonstrated exceptional performance in clinical practice, education or regional services and displayed a commitment to the UW Health mission, vision and values. A number of physicians and APPs from the Department of Medicine were nominated, with two award...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in the 2019-2020 academic year. Each has been invited to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to UW-Madison, their hopes and...