Elizabeth Burnside, MD, MPH

Elizabeth Burnside
Associate Dean for Team Science and Interdisciplinary Research

UW School of Medicine and Public Health
4248 Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2221

Elizabeth Burnside, MD, MPH, is the associate dean for team science and interdisciplinary research. She is also the deputy executive director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) and a professor of radiology. Burnside currently serves as a Multiple PI in the Clinical and Translational Sciences Award, which funds ICTR, and has secured continuous NIH funding since 2006. She is also a UW–Madison Site PI for the All of Us Wisconsin initiative.

In addition to her role as a clinician scientist, Burnside has developed a track record of mentoring clinician scientists and trainees from translational disciplines, supported by NIH K24 funding. Burnside has been instrumental in fostering the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program. She also helped

Burnside’s research investigates the use of computational methods to enhance decision making in the domain of breast imaging to improve the population-based screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. This multidisciplinary research is facilitated by affiliate appointments in the Departments of Industrial Engineering, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, and Population Health Sciences at UW–Madison.

Burnside participated in the Physician Leadership Development Program at UW Health in 2010, Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine at Drexel University in 2010-2011, and the Joseph F. Kauffman Administrative Development Program at UW–Madison in 2017.

Burnside holds an MD degree combined with a master’s in public health, as well as a master’s degree in medical informatics from Stanford University.