Christine S. Seibert, MD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Education and Services
Christine Seibert, MD, received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty in 1995.
A Professor in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Medicine, Seibert has been deeply involved in medical student and resident teaching, faculty development, and research in medical education for many years. Seibert has received the prestigious UW-Madison Chancellor’s Hilldale Award for Excellence in Teaching and the School of Medicine and Public Health’s Dean's Teaching Award and has been elected a fellow in the University of Wisconsin Teaching Academy.
A dedicated physician who feels strongly that her clinical practice lends legitimacy to her educational work, Seibert practices primary care general internal medicine at the UW Health East Clinic.
In her role as associate dean of medical education, Seibert is responsible for the overall development, management and assessment of the MD curriculum, ensuring that the school achieves and maintains educational standards set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. She led the expansive curriculum transformation process to integrate public health training into the MD curriculum and is now leading further ambitious School of Medicine and Public Health curriculum transformation efforts.
Seibert was the principal investigator of a three-year $2.5 million grant entitled Transforming Medical Education: Integrating Public Health into the Curriculum from the Wisconsin Partnership Program Fund. Her current educational grant funding is focused on creating and enhancing curricular opportunities in community engagement, advocacy and health systems improvement for all medical students.