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Robert Golden

Expert on medical and health profession education; medical research; academic health systems; the integration of medicine and public health; mood disorders

Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health; Vice-Chancellor for Medical Affairs; Professor of Psychiatry School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-4910 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Current state and future directions in preparing the next generation of physicians, including strategies for addressing work force shortages.
  • The impact of medical research in advancing health.
  • The integration of medicine (the diagnosis and treatment of disease) and public health (the prevention of illness and promotion of health).


  • Chair of the Board of UW Health, a $3.8 billion integrated academic health system.
  • Chair of the Board of the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), and international organization that addresses the challenges and opportunities of academic health systems.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Awards from Boston University School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.