Hospital Medicine

Ebba Hjertstedt, MD, MS Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics) Graduate School: Master's in Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Joined the Department...
David Sterken, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Residency: Duke University Medicine Center, Durham, NC (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA (Academic Hospital Medicine) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty member: September 2019...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in 2019. 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 for their...
Samantha Murray-Bainer, MD Assistant Professor (CHS) Division of Hospital Medicine Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI (Internal Medicine) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty member: July 2019 What is your primary professional focus...
Throughout medicine, but especially in primary care, physicians recognize that social and community factors are often the strongest influencers of health. And often, underserved populations—those who experience cultural, linguistic, economic or physical barriers to care—need additional resources beyond the clinic walls to live healthy lives. At the University of Wisconsin...
Photo (above): Department of Medicine faculty and staff received awards during a ceremony on October 2, 2019. Front row, left to right: Dr. Steven Ewer, Dr. Subarna Dhital, Dr. Weixiong Zhong, Dr. Sara Johnson, Dr. Brad Astor, Dr. Dudley Lamming, Dr. Betsy Trowbridge. Back row, left to right: Dr. Elizabeth...
Sarah Ahrens, MD, clinical associate professor, Hospital Medicine, was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health's white coat ceremony, held August 23, 2019. UW SMPH medical students elected Dr. Ahrens into the...
Department of Medicine research faculty and staff will lead seven new research projects recently funded by the 2019 UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Pilot Awards program . The program encourages early-stage investigators to pursue preliminary data for larger studies, supports innovative directions in clinical and translational research, and...
Recently, leadership from UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health, in partnership from the medical advancement group at the UW Foundation, agreed to send a mailing to our patients in celebration of National Doctors' Day on March 30, 2019. National Doctors' Day is held every year on...
Every year, UW Health recognizes the physicians, advanced practice providers, and clinic teams who demonstrate the highest levels of patient experience excellence in an ambulatory setting as recognized by their patients through patient survey data. Outstanding frontline staff are also honored with patient experience awards, following a nomination and evaluation...