Amy Zosel, MD, MSCS
Associate Professor; Interim Division Chief, Medical Toxicology; Director of Research Operations and Mentorship
- Emergency Medicine
- Hub for Collaborative Medicine
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2003
MSCS, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2010
Amy Zosel, MD, MSCS, is a native of Wisconsin. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Spanish Language and Literature at Marquette University. After completing her MD at MCW, she completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center in Chicago. Her Medical Toxicology Fellowship was at the Rocky Mountain Poison Center, and she concurrently completed a Masters of Clinical Science at the University of Colorado in Denver.
Amy joined the MCW faculty in 2010 and completed the Clinical Scholars program in her first two years on faculty. She is currently Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. She serves on the education core faculty at the Comprehensive Injury Center and co-directs the Injury Prevention Control Summer Program and Elective as well as the Global Health in Belize elective for fourth year medical students. Dr. Zosel has recently become an Emergency Department Mentoring Champion and serves on the Faculty Development Committee. Her research interests include toxicology epidemiology, the abuse, misuse and diversion of prescription medications as well as physician use and impact of state-wide prescription drug monitoring programs.
Dr. Zosel has received numerous teaching awards, such as the MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher, MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Medical Student Teaching Award, the MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Resident Research Advisor Award and the prestigious Edward J. Lennon Endowed Clinical Teaching Award. She was recognized as a 2017 Inspiring Physician Honoree by the Women Physicians Section of the American Medical Association. Amy traditionally hosts the residents for Holiday Dinner and Journal Club each year as well as EM Residency Advocacy Group gatherings.
Honors and Awards
Recipient of the MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award
2-time Recipient of the MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Best Resident Research Advisor Award
Recipient of the Edward J. Lennon Endowed Clinical Teaching Award
Short-term impact of COVID-19 on quality of life, perceived stress, and serious psychological distress in an adult population in the midwest United States.
(Egede LE, Walker RJ, Dawson AZ, Zosel A, Bhandari S, Nagavally S, Martin I, Frank M.) Qual Life Res. 2022 Aug;31(8):2387-2396 PMID: 35020111 PMCID: PMC8753941 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85122796393 01/13/2022
Physician attitudes on buprenorphine induction in the emergency department: results from a multistate survey.
(Zuckerman M, Kelly T, Heard K, Zosel A, Marlin M, Hoppe J.) Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2021 Apr;59(4):279-285 PMID: 32870039 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090138675 09/02/2020
Medical student education for injury prevention: closing the gap.
(Zosel A, Kohlbeck S, Davis CS, Meurer L, Hargarten S.) Inj Prev. 2021 Apr;27(2):201-205 PMID: 32769123 PMCID: PMC8483592 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089525433 08/10/2020
Lacosamide: a Study of Exposures Reported to US Poison Centers over a 9-Year Period.
(Teijido J, Kempf D, Laubach E, Zosel A, Borys D.) J Med Toxicol. 2019 Oct;15(4):271-275 PMID: 31286429 PMCID: PMC6825092 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068856187 07/10/2019
Envenomation by Atractaspis irregularis (variable burrowing asp), a case report.
(Burmeister BR, Schabold JA, Zosel AE.) Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Nov;56(11):1169-1170 PMID: 29741405 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046676720 05/10/2018
Impact of a chronic pain management pathway on opioid administration and prescribing in an Emergency Department.
(Pace C, Shah S, Zhang AX, Zosel AE.) Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Aug;56(8):744-750 PMID: 29168404 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034749957 11/24/2017
A Multistep Approach to Address Clinican Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Around Opioid Prescribing.
(Kohlbeck S, Akert B, Pace C, Zosel A.) WMJ. 2018 Mar;117(1):38-41 PMID: 29677414 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045154749 04/21/2018
Correction to: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT) Abstracts 2017.
(.) Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Nov;55(9):1024 PMID: 28814119 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85027832191 08/18/2017
The Use of a Statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program by Emergency Department Physicians.
(Hernandez-Meier JL, Muscott R, Zosel A.) WMJ. 2017 Jun;116(2):64-68 PMID: 29323819 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85026315970 01/13/2018
Characterization of adolescent prescription drug abuse and misuse using the Researched Abuse Diversion and Addiction-related Surveillance (RADARS(®)) System.
(Zosel A, Bartelson BB, Bailey E, Lowenstein S, Dart R.) J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;52(2):196-204.e2 PMID: 23357446 PMCID: PMC3891924 01/30/2013
Using multiple cause-of-death data to improve surveillance of drug-related mortality.
(Nordstrom DL, Yokoi-Shelton ML, Zosel A.) J Public Health Manag Pract. 2013;19(5):402-11 PMID: 23266754 PMCID: PMC4594873 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84883221407 12/26/2012
A multicenter comparison of the safety of oral versus intravenous acetylcysteine for treatment of acetaminophen overdose.
(Bebarta VS, Kao L, Froberg B, Clark RF, Lavonas E, Qi M, Delgado J, McDonagh J, Arnold T, Odujebe O, O'Malley G, Lares C, Aguilera E, Dart R, Heard K, Stanford C, Kokko J, Bogdan G, Mendoza C, Mlynarchek S, Rhyee S, Hoppe J, Haur W, Tan HH, Tran NN, Varney S, Zosel A, Buchanan J, Al-Helial M.) Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010 Jun;48(5):424-30 PMID: 20524832 PMCID: PMC2894984 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954234433 06/08/2010