Profile: Azita Hamedani, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP



Azita Hamedani


Dr. Hamedani is the founding and endowed Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health in Madison, WI. She has overseen the significant growth of all three missions of the academic department, including doubling of clinical volume, doubling of the ED clinical footprint, initiation and significant expansion of the residency training program (including multiple fellowships), and growth of a successful research portfolio (ranked top 20 for NIH funding). In addition, she has overseen the establishment of a $10M endowment for the academic goals of the department. 
Prior to returning to Wisconsin, she was on faculty at Harvard Medical School and completed a hospital administrative fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Hamedani completed her residency/chief residency in the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency program (Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital) and is a graduate of Yale College, Yale School of Medicine & Public Health, and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

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