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
E-mail: Nellie.Wirsing@uvmhealth.org
Phone:
802-847-4322
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center Family Medicine - Milton, 28 Centre Drive, Milton, Vermont 05468

Education

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

Publications

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.