University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Bret Benally Thompson, MD

CLINICAL ASST PROF

HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY Faculty

CLINICAL SCIENCE CENTER
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 265-0419

Education 

  • University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota – MD 
  • Alaska Family Medicine, Anchorage, Alaska – Residency in Family Medicine 
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska – Fellowship in Palliative Care and Hospice Medicine 

Professional Activities 

Dr. Benally Thompson is a faculty member in Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine. He also serves as medical director of Palliative Care at UnityPoint Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Benally Thompson is the course director for “Intensive Case-Based Training in Palliative Care” for Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Benally Thompson is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and is a Board Member and Chair for the American Indian Cancer Foundation. He serves as a Council of Elders member for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, where he was awarded the Ely S. Parker Award in 2015 for his significant contributions to, and impact on the Indigenous STEM and education community.    

Clinical Specialties 

Dr. Benally Thompson is board certified in family medicine and hospice and palliative medicine.