Faculty

Camille Garrison, MDCamille Garrison, MD
Program Director
Associate Professor
Associate Director of Maternity Care

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Maternal Child Health Fellowship, Oak Park, Illinois
Special Interests: Obstetrics, Women’s Health, Adolescent Medicine
Testament: As a Wisconsin native, I am ready and willing to invest in Wisconsin’s health in the best way possible – by being a primary care physician. I believe that by being a primary care physician, I can make the greatest impact by being able to help people who often have various needs.  I value working in an area very close to the community in which I grew up. As a graduate of the Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency, I am well equipped to perform the full scope of medicine and to help prevent and treat disease from birth to the end of life.

 

Jim Sanders, MDJim Sanders, MD
Professor
Medical Director
Director of Global Health Track

Joined CSM: 2002
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center, St. Paul, MN
Previous Experience: Doctor’s Without Boarders, refugee clinics across the globe, health service sites within many African-American, Indian and Spanish speaking communities and serving on the Governor’s Public Health Council
Special Interests: International health care, human rights, community medicine, community health curricula for medical students and resident physicians.
Testament: I love to present the patient not just as a sick person but as an individual living in the larger community. Often, these communities contain a great deal of poverty and other social barriers. As a resident recognizes this, they become more cognizant of the interplay between individual and community health.

 

Rebecca S. Bernstein, MD

Rebecca S. Bernstein, MD
Associate Professor
Director of Community Medicine Track
 

Joined CSM: 2012
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA
Residency: Jefferson Family and Community Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Research Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: Primary care for urban underserved patient population, evidence based medicine, primary care research.   She enjoys teaching about Community Medicine not only to residents, but to medical students in the family medicine clerkship and in the Urban and Community Health Pathway at MCW.
Personal Interests: Swimming, hiking, cooking, rooting for WI professional  sports teams and  doing  craft projects.

 

Seth A. Bodden, MDSeth A. Bodden, MD
Assistant Professor
 
 

Joined CSM: 2014
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Residency: Community Health Networks, Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Seth was drawn to family medicine because of an interest in preventive medicine and chronic disease.   
Personal Interests: Running, biking, hiking, traveling, gardening, and following the Packers. 

 

Larry Duenk, MDLarry Duenk, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Part-Time Faculty
Director of Urgent Care Track

Joined CSM: 1992
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: St. Mary's Family Practice Residency, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Emergency Room and Family Medicine Urgent Care, Sheboygan, WI, 1992 to present.
Special Interests: Urgent care and emergency medicine, rural medicine.
Testament: I teach in this family medicine residency so I can prepare our residents for their future practice: A practice where they take excellent care of their patients, where their passion for medicine shows on a daily basis and where they are cost-effective while doing so.

 

John R. Hayes, D.O.John R. Hayes, D.O.
Assistant Professor
 
 

Joined CSM: 2018
Medical School: Midwestern University: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency in Humboldt Park, Chicago
Previous Experience: Faculty Attending Physician in the Cook County Health Family Medicine Residency. Practiced Outpatient, Inpatient, Addiction, and Obstetric medicine. Taught large cohort of medical students.
Special Interests: Medical education, Obstetrics, Opioid and alcohol use disorders, Complex Chronic Disease Management, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Chronic pain, HIV and Hepatitis C
Testament: My focus in medicine has always been caring for medically underserved patient populations. I tend to work with patients with stigmatized conditions like addiction, mental health issues, poverty, chronic pain, and chronic viral infections. I work to bring the best possible evidenced-based medicine to patients who are often neglected by our healthcare system. I enjoy teaching residents and students how provide excellent primary care to patients with medical and social challenges.

 

Sabrina Hofmeister, DOSabrina Hofmeister, DO
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
 

Joined CSM: 2014
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Full spectrum family medicine at FQHC in Illinois
Special Interests: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Office Based Procedures, Osteopathic Manipulation
Testament: "My privilege as a family physician is to provide comprehensive, unbiased care across a patient's lifetime and truly connect with them and understand their values which may be different than my own.  Demonstrating this to residents and incorporating the latest evidence based treatments, provides my patients with the best care possible and helps educate the next generation of physicians."

 

Dave Johnson, MDDave Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor
Clinical Faculty
 

Joined CSM: 2001
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Ascension Columbia Family Practice Residency, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Two years at Lisbon Avenue Community Clinic.
Special Interests: Medically underserved populations and home visits.
Testament: I simply enjoy showing things to learners that I find fascinating. I try to emulate the great teachers I experienced.

 

Rebecca Lundh, MDRebecca Lundh, MD
Assistant Professor
Part-Time Faculty
 

Joined CSM: 2013
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency  
Special Interests: Dr. Lundh enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, traveling and experiencing different cultures, trying out great Milwaukee restaurants, and vegetable and flower gardening.
Testament: Dr. Lundh enjoys providing comprehensive medical care (including preventive care, promotion of healthy lifestyle, and chronic illnesses management) that is consistent with the patient's needs, beliefs and goals; promoting education for learners at all levels of training to improve knowledge, understanding and skills to meet the needs of patients; and  collaborating with a team of multidisciplinary health professionals in a medical home to develop comprehensive, effective care plans that meet patient needs and improve outcomes. 

 

Betsy Manor, MDBetsy Manor, MD
Assistant Professor
  
  

Joined CSM: 2008
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Ascension Columbia St. Mary's, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Graduate of Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Advanced Maternity Care Track and National Health Service Corps Provider.
Special Interests: Reproductive health, maternity care, and adolescent health
Testament: "Family Medicine is such a wonderful field, with the opportunity to provide care that is firmly rooted in long-term relationships with individuals in the context of their families and the larger community. I hope to emulate the quality teaching I received by teaching and promoting this comprehensive care to residents and students."

 

Brooke Passolt, MDBrooke Passolt, MD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director
  

Joined CSM: 2016
Medical School: The Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Swedish Family Medicine Residency
Special Interest: Full-Spectrum Family Medicine, Women's Health and Obstetrics, Preventive Medicine, Patient Safety 

 

Michael Plotkin, DOMichael Plotkin, DO
Associate Professor
Medical Director of Osteopathic Program
 

Joined CSM: 2004
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Osteopathic Internship: Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI
Residency: Ascension Columbia Family Practice, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Private Practice, Milwaukee, WI
Special Interests: Integrating Osteopathic manipulation into the full spectrum of family medicine in general private practice for varied populations.
Testament: Manipulation allows me to provide my patients with immediate results, often without having to use medication. This makes my patients very happy. Teaching residents and helping them maintain these skills provides them the same opportunities as well.

 

John J. Seidl, MD

John J. Seidl, MD
Assistant Professor
Clinical Faculty
 

Joined CSM: 1988
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: St. Michael's Family Practice, Milwaukee, WI
Previous Experience: Private practice and Interim Program Director of Ascension Columbia Family Medicine Residency
Special Interests: Pioneer in no-scalpel vasectomy, which continues to be of special interest, and also minor outpatient surgery and rural medicine. Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Geriatrics.
Testament: One of my favorite mentors in residency was able to assist and support me doing procedures in a way that helped me be successful and confident. His teaching was so subtle that I was almost unaware of his instruction. Trying to emulate his special ability has become my favorite aspect of family medicine teaching.

 

Jeremy Waldhart, DOJeremy Waldhart, DO
Assistant Professor
Director, Sports Medicine Track
 

Joined CSM: 2017
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine, Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency
Testament: "I am passionate about full spectrum family medicine including outpatient pediatrics through geriatrics, as well as obstetrics and inpatient medicine. I partner with my patients to treat and help them understand their health concerns in optimizing their overall health. "

 

Craig Young, MDCraig Young, MD
Professor
   
  

Joined CSM: 1992
Medical School: University of California, San Diego
Residency: University of California, Los Angeles
Previous Experience: Cleveland Clinic foundation Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Special Interests: Sports Medicine
Testament: "What I most enjoy about teaching is experiencing the energy and enthusiasm of students and residents."