University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Farah Kaiksow, MD, MPP



MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 262-2434


  • University of California Los Angeles - Master of Public Policy
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - MD
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Southeastern Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and Tulane University - VA Chief Residency in Quality and Safety and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr. Farah Kaiksow is a faculty member in the Division of Hospital Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As a hospitalist, Dr. Kaiksow focuses on providing care to adult patients in inpatient settings. During her chief residency at Tulane University she was selected for the Humanism in Medicine Award by the Tulane University Medical School. Dr. Kaiksow also received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award as a medical student at UW-Madison. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Kaiksow provides clinical instruction to medical students and residents at the UW and VA hospitals. She serves as a volunteer physician for MEDiC, a student-led organization that runs free health care clinics for the underserved. Her scholarly interests include health disparities and how public and health policy can reduce these disparities.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Kaiksow’s clinical interests include hospital medicine and internal medicine.