Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Brian R. Sharp, MD

  • Emergency Medicine


Dr. Sharp completed his training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, where he spent the last two years of residency completing a Graduate Medical Education Scholars Program in Healthcare Administration. He also served as Chief Resident during his last year at the University of Michigan. He has served in a variety of leadership roles within the Department of Emergency Medicine and in February, 2020, transitioned to the role of UW Health Patient Safety Officer where he serves as the physician leader responsible for UW Health's patient safety efforts. In this role, he aims to improve patient safety as the health system strives for zero patient harm, as well as closely collaborating with the patient relations team in addressing patient and families concerns about quality and safety of care. His academic areas of interest include quality improvement and patient safety, patient experience, provider wellness, and medical education.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Emergency Medicine

Practice locations

  • University Hospital Emergency Department Entrance
    University Hospital Emergency Department Entrance
    University HospitalBerbeeWalsh Emergency Department
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 262-2398
    • Open now
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  • The American Center
    The American Center
    East Madison HospitalEmergency Department
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 440-6252
    • Open now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI