Irene A. Hurst, MD, MS

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Dr. Irene “Allie” Hurst is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and flight physician consultant with UW Health Med Flight. She is also Medical Director for Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the American Family Children's Hospital and UW Health Kids.

Dr. Hurst completed her pediatric residency training at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago with Northwestern University, a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Colorado through the University of Colorado and a flight medicine and critical care transport fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. She also completed a graduate degree in clinical research at The Dartmouth Institute prior to starting medical school.

Dr. Hurst's research interests focus on adolescent health, specifically child sex trafficking and substance abuse. She also has interests in pediatric critical care retrieval/transport education and operations.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Medical School
    • Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    • Children's Hospital of Colorado, Denver, CO
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
    • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL