Emergency Medicine: Life as an ER Doctor - View the video

Dr. Michael Lohmeier

Presenter
Dr. Michael Lohmeier
Emergency Room Physician
UW Hospital and Clinics, Emergency Department

Location:
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Health Science

Biography:
Dr. Michael Lohmeier is an Emergency Room physician at UW Hospitals & Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, a Level One Trauma Center for both pediatric and adult care, address critical care needs. In addition, Dr. Lohmeier joined the faculty of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health in August of 2011. After graduating from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria in 2006 he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency training at Washington University in Saint Louis, serving as Chief Resident during his fourth year. He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Emergency Medical Services at Washington University, with a concentration in Tactical Medicine. His areas of interest also include EMS and prehospital care, mass gathering, fireground rehab and resident education.

Description:
A career in medicine is challenging and rigorous, particularly for those who work in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Michael Lohmeier serves on the front line of patient care in the Emergency Room for UW Hospitals & Clinics in Madison, a Level One Trauma Center that cares for the most critical of patients. Dr. Lohmeier explains what life is like on the job as an ER Doctor and what kind of training, character traits and skills are needed for those who want a career saving lives. (Running Time 23:15)