Chair, Berbeewalsh Department of Emergency Medicine
Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH

  • Emergency Medicine


Manish Shah, MD, MPH, is a professor and Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. He also serves as Co-Lead of the Care Research Core at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Associate Director for Faculty Development at the UW Center for Health Disparities Research.

As a researcher, Dr. Shah is dedicated to improving acute illness care for older adults, with a specific focus on developing and testing innovative models of care for acutely ill older adults with dementia and related disorders. His goal is to prevent older adults from needing emergency department care and to develop substitutes for emergency department care, such as telemedicine and community paramedicine.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Emergency Medicine
    Medical School
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
    • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH