We are pleased to announce that Anne Getzin, MD, will be joining our panel discussion “Social Determinants of Health: From the Patient to the Community and Beyond.”
Anne Getzin, MD is a family physician with AdvocateAurora Health, a not-for-profit health care system. Her roles include providing full spectrum primary care with low risk obstetrics and is medical director for the Aurora Midtown Health Center. She is teaching faculty in the Aurora Family Medicine Residency Program and an adjunct clinical professor in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
She is a graduate of Oberlin College (BA in Biopsychology and Latin American Studies) and received her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW-SMPH). At UW-SMPH, she was a graduate from the TRIUMPH program – Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health. She started her work focused on serving vulnerable populations in Milwaukee through the TRIUMPH program and has continued this effort through her roles as clinician, teacher and mentor. She currently services as the Aurora Family Medicine Residency Programs director for Lead for Health, an elective longitudinal curriculum for family medicine residents seeking focused training in medical care and community health for vulnerable populations. She also provides mentorship for TRIUMPH students working on innovative projects including developing group prenatal care and well child visits programming (CenteringPregnancy and CenteringParenting) based at a community resource center, and “hot-spotting” initiative focused on bringing interdisciplinary care to high needs patients through a home visiting program.
Research areas of interest physician wellness in working with underserved populations and an ongoing pilot study on the prevalence of elevated lead levels in pregnancy in Milwaukee. She has recently received recognition for her teaching efforts with her recent induction to the Gold Humanism Honor Society as a faculty member, and recipient of the UW-SMPH Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s Dr. Lester Brillman Mentorship in Family Medicine Award.