MADISON, WI 53705-2276
Tosha Wetterneck attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics where she also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. In 2008, she completed a Masters of Science degree in Population Health Sciences with an emphasis on quality of care. Dr. Wetterneck is board certified in Internal Medicine. The majority of her clinical practice is hospital-based as a 'hospitalist' performing inpatient medicine. She is a faculty researcher in the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement and a member of the UW Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety. Her research uses human factors theories and methods to evaluate patient safety and quality of care, especially regarding health information technology use (e.g. barcoding technology, Smart IV pumps, EHR, & CPOE) medication safety and transitions of care. She also performs physician satisfaction research to better understand the growth of the hospitalist movement and hospitalist outcomes.
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