Emergency Medicine
Amy Zosel, MD

Amy Zosel, MD, MSCS

Associate Professor; Division Chief, Medical Toxicology; Director of Research Operations and Mentorship


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hub for Collaborative Medicine
    3rd floor

Contact Information


BS, BA, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1998
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

3-time Recipient of the MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award
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