University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Nellie Wirsing, M.D.
Nellie Wirsing, M.D.

Nellie Wirsing, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center Family Medicine - Milton, 28 Centre Drive, Milton, Vermont 05468


2003-2006  Cascades East Family Medicine Residency, OHSU, Klamath Falls, OR  
1999-2003  M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 
1995-1999  B.S. in Biology (summa cum laude), Univ. of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI 

Academic Interests

Reproductive health training access in Family Medicine
Pediatric and adolescent care

Academic Appointments

2010-present  Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont
                        Burlington, VT 

Prior Academic Appointments
2008-2010  Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR
2006-2008  Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health Science University  Portland, OR
2008-2010  Associate Program Director, Cascades East Family Medicine Residency 

Research Grants

2011-present Enhancing Community-Based Care for Medicaid-Eligible Children/Youth, VCHIP grant

Awards and Honors

2013           UVM Residency Preceptor of the Year
2012           UVM Residency Teacher of the Year
2006           CEFM Resident Teacher of the Year        
2005-2006  Chief Resident, Cascades East Family Medicine Residency


2009   Wirsing N, Hamilton A. How often should you follow up on a patient with newly  diagnosed hypothyroidism? 
           Journal of Fam Practice. 2009;58(1):40-41.
2007  Peer Review: Kaiser J, McPherson V, Kaufmann L, Huber T. Which UTI therapies are safe and effective during 
          breastfeeding? J Fam Practice. 2007 Mar;56(3):225-28.