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CURRICULUM VITAE

Brian Hilgeman MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert East Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/2001 - 06/2005 B.A. Biology, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
08/2006 - 05/2010 M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
07/2018 - Present Kinetic3 Teaching Academy Certification, The Kern Institute Education Transformation in Teaching - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2010 - 06/2011 Internship in Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Ave., S. Minneapolis, MN 55415
07/2011 - 06/2013 Residency in Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Ave., S. Minneapolis, MN 55415
07/2018 - 06/2019 Kinetic3 Teaching Academy, Kern Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2015 - 07/2018 Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
09/2016 - Present Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
03/2018 - 10/2019 Medical Director - Hospital Discharge Care Program, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/2019 - 10/2020 Medical Director – Hospital to Home Care Team, Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2020 - Present Associate Medical Director of Complex Care, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2020 - Present Associate Investigator – Health Systems Research Unit, Center for Advancing Population Science, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2013 - 06/2016 Columbia St. Mary's Hospital, 2301 N. Lake Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53211
10/2016 - Present Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
08/2013
12/2023
HIV Specialist, American Association of HIV Medicine
01/2016
12/2021
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS
American Heart Association
12/2018
12/2020
Buprenorphine X-waiver
DEA
01/2020
10/31/2021
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
60099-20
10/31/2019
09/30/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
02/2005 Phi Beta Kappa
10/2007 National Health Service Corps Scholarship
05/2008 M2 Student Leadership Award
05/2009 Gold Humanism Honor Society Member
09/2009 Alpha Omega Alpha
12/2016 Transgender Support Award, 4th Annual Transgender Gala
12/2018 Outstanding Medical Student Teaching, 2017-2018
06/2019 Kinetic3 Learning Academy Graduation
10/2019 Nominee – MCW Professionalism Enrichment Award
11/2019 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher 2018-2019
12/2019 Nominee – GIM Clinician of the Year
11/2020 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher 2019-2020, Medical College of Wisconsin
11/2020 Kern Transformational Ideas Initiative Program Completion, Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2020 Nominee - GIM Clinical of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
09/2007 - Present American College of Physicians (Elected Fellow, 11/2018)
10/2015 - Present American Association of HIV Medicine (Credentialed Member)
10/2016 - Present Society of General Internal Medicine (Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
09/2013 - Present Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health Advisory Council
10/2014 - Present HIV Treaters Meeting Advisory Council
02/2016 - Present Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health Scholarship Review Committee - Annual Scholarship Applicant Review
09/2020 - Present MAT Standardization Group
09/2020 - Present Behavioral Health and Addictions Workgroup

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
The Prevent Anal Cancer Study: Annual anal sampling using DNA screening to identify men who have sex with men at increased risk for anal cancer
Source:
The National Cancer Institute
Role:
Screening site sponsor and clinician
PI:
Alan Nyitray PhD
Dates:
04/2019 - Present
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
ACEs in the ED: The Effect of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Acute Care Utilization and Engagement in Primary Care
Source:
None
Role:
Principle Investigator
PI:
Brian Hilgeman, MD
Dates:
07/2018 - Present
Direct Funds:
$3,500 (ED Research Funds)
 
Title:
The Impact of "Tweet" Style Patient Reflections on Medical Student Empathy While Rotating in a High Need, High Cost Clinic: A Mixed Methods Study
Source:
None
Role:
Principle Investigator
PI:
Brian Hilgeman
Dates:
08/2018 - Present
Direct Funds:
$2,000 (Department of Medicine Faculty Development Grant)
 
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Enhanced Care Program Evaluation
Source:
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Liliana Pezzin
Dates:
10/2016 - 07/2017
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Seed Grant)
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Hilgeman, Brian, “Primary Virologic Failure with a Boosted PI”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 11/24/2014
Hilgeman, Brain, Disparities Facing a New Immigrant with HIV, AAHIVM Advanced Clinical Workshop, 10/15/2015
Hilgeman, Brian, “U=U in an Elite Controller”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2017
Hilgeman, Brian, Cases from the Trenches: Community Medicine, Immigration, and Health, Resident Academic Half Day Presentation, 01/16/2018
Hilgeman, Brian MD, Saavedra, Maricarmen, “Achieving Patient Trust, Independence, and Virologic Success with Directly Observed HIV Therapy”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 10/22/2018
Hilgeman, Brian, “Cases from the Trenches: Community Medicine, Immigration, and Health”, Resident academic half day presentation, Milwaukee, WI, 01/16/2019
Hilgeman, Brian, “Understanding an Indeterminant HIV-2 AB/AG”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 05/20/2019
Hilgeman, Brian, Friebault, Julia, Gilligan, Maryann, Hoeschen, Mary and Campbell, Bruce, “The Impact of Tweet Style Reflections while rotating in a High Need High Cost Clinic during the M4 Ambulatory Medicine Rotation”, Kinetic3 Graduation poster session, Milwaukee, WI, 06/05/2019
Hilgeman, Brian, “From High Risk to Health: Caring for High Risk Patients in Transition”, GIM Noon Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 09/06/2019
Hilgeman, Brian, “TAF and Proteinuria”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 01/27/2020
Hilgeman, Brian MD, Ramallo, Jorge MD MPH, “Decline in HIV Viral Suppression Rates During COVID-19: Perspectives from the Front Lines", Milwaukee, WI, 03/22/2021
Hilgeman, Brian, “A Community Approach to Complex Care: Integrating Community Health Workers in General Internal Medicine”, Medicine Grand Rounds, Innovation Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/30/2021
Hilgeman, Brian, Nyitray, Alan, Lundeen, Sarah, “Anal cancer Screening and Epidemiology”, HIV Treaters Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 06/28/2021
 
International
Hilgeman, Brian., “Telehealth for High Risk Care Transitions: The Hospital Discharge Care Program”, The Comprehensive Care Learning Collaborative, an international collaborative of health care professionals serving high need high cost patients., 06/10/2019
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Hilgeman, Brian C., Ayala, Kelly, English, Catherine, Compare and Contrast: Two Innovative Programs for High Risk Patients - Poster Presentation, Fusion 2019, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/19/2019
Ayala, Kelly, Becker, Angela, Bouldin, Karen, Hilgeman, Brian, Mackinney, Theodore, and Beckius, Anna, “Introduction of a Community Health Worker to a High Need High Cost Population”, Froedtert and MCW Problem Solving Poster Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 10/28/2019
 
Regional
Hilgeman, Brian, Pereira, Anne, Coz, Anna, Characterizing Deaf Immigrants at Hennepin County Medical Center - Poster Presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, 09/10/2011
Wu, James, Hilgeman, Brian, Kastner, Mandy, Maguire, Ann, Beckius, Anna, and Muntz, Marty, “COVID Vaccine Equity: A Telephonic Outreach Initiative”, Wisconsin ACP Annual Scientific Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 09/10/2021
 
National
Meade, Lauren, Walsh, Meghan, Todd, Christine, Hilgeman, Brian C., Lost or Found in Transition: Educational Innovations for Transitions of Care Workshop, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV, 04/12/2011
Hilgeman, Brian C., Cox, Anna, Implementing a Practical, Self-sustaining, Clinic-based Yoga Program for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain at an Urban Academic Health Center, Clinical Innovations Poster Presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Orlando, FL, 05/11/2012
Hilgeman, Brian C., Caring for Patients with High Need and High Cost: The Role of Home Visits, Clinical Innovations Poster Presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Washington, DC, 04/21/2017
Henschen, Bruce L., Hilgeman, Brian C., Tang, Joyce W., Byrk, Jodie, One Size Doesn't Fit All: Developing Individualized, Interdisciplinary Care Plans for High Need, High Cost Patients, Clinical Innovations Workshop, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver, CO, 04/11/2018 - 04/14/2018
Hilgeman, Brian C, Lamm, C.G., The Hospital Discharge Care Program: A Novel Transitional Care Management Program for High Need High Cost Patients - Poster Presentation, Putting Care at the Center: Annual Conference of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, 12/06/2018 - 12/07/2018
Hilgeman, Brian C, Tang, Joyce W Byrk, Jodie, Henschen Bruce L., and Leon-Jhong, Anita, “Moving Beyond the Difficult Label: Strategies for caring for difficult, manipulative, and dis-engaged patients”, Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference, Washington, DC, 05/09/2019
Hilgeman, Brian C, Kaster, Mandy, Hermann, Taylor, Beckius, Ana, Maguire, Ann, Mackinney, Theodore, “Diabetes Medication Decision Support in GIM: Increasing Appropriate Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors, and GLP1Agonists”, Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference, Virtual, 04/21/2021
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2020 - 01/2021 MAT Standardization Workgroup Member, MAT Standardization Workgroup, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2020 - Present Member, Behavioral Health and Addictions Workgroup, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
06/2014 - 05/2016 Physician Informatics Council, Columbia St. Mary's Hospital
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
11/07/2016 - 06/15/2017 M3 Medicine Clerkship Physical Exam Teaching Rounds
09/27/2017 Foundations of Clinical Medicine: Social History
08/21/2019 - 08/21/2020 Bench to Bedside Instructor: GI Exam, Clinical Reasoning Activity (Cardiovascular), Neurologic Exam
09/11/2019 - 09/09/2020 “Patient Centered Medical Homes and Chronic Disease Management” Core lecture for M2 bench to bedside course. September 11th, 2019 and September 9th, 2020
02/16/2021 Master Clinician M4 Elective – CHF and Pulmonary Hypertension instructor
04/07/2021 “Edema” Core lector for symptoms unit M2 April 7th, 2021
10/13/2021 “From Volume to Value: How the U.S. Healthcare Landscape is Changing” M2 Bench to bedside core lecture. October 13th, 2021; Milwaukee, WI
 
Resident and Fellow Education
01/16/2019 “Cases from the Trenches: Community Medicine, Immigration, and Health” Internal Medicine Resident academic half day presentation. January 16th, 2019; Milwaukee, WI
11/20/2020 “Complex Care at F&MCW and Beyond” Emergency Department M4 Population Health Elective November 20,2020; Milwaukee, WI
03/12/2021 - 04/09/2021 “Understanding High Risk Patients” Internal Medicine Resident Continuity Clinic Conference March 12, 2021 and April 9th, 2021; Milwaukee , WI
05/06/2021 “Complex Care for ED Providers: Patients, Programs, and Communication with Primary Care” Emergency Department Resident Conference, May 6th, 2021; Milwaukee, WI
05/07/2021 - 06/04/2021 “Opiate Agonist Treatment for Residents” May 7th 2021 and June 4th 2021, Internal Medicine Residency Clinic Conference; Milwaukee, WI
 
Continuing Medical Education
09/06/2019 “From High Risk to Health: Caring for High-Risk Patients in Transition” GIM Divisional Conference September 6th, 2019; Milwaukee, WI
10/08/2020 “Calm the Crisis: Treating Opiate Use Disorder in Primary Care” MCW Virtual Annual Update in Primary Care October 8th, 2020; Milwaukee, WI
06/04/2021 “Expand Your Horizons: Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care” General Internal Division Conference; June 4th, 2021; Milwaukee, WI
10/07/2021 “A New Team Member: Effectively Integrating Community Health Workers into the Primary Care Team” 34th Annual Update in Primary Care; October 7th, 2021; Milwaukee, WI
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
10/26/2017 "Caring for Patients with High Need and High Cost" - Presentation for Urban and Community Health Students
10/25/2018 "Caring for Patients with High Need and High Cost" - Presentation for Urban and Community Health Students
 
Medical Student Education
07/2017 - Present M4 Ambulatory Medicine Rotation Preceptor
10/26/2017 - 10/25/2018 “Caring for Patients with High Need and High Cost” Presentation for Urban and Community Health Students
2018 M1 Clinical Apprenticeship Preceptor
04/18/2019 “Health Care Access: The Milwaukee Healthcare System and Safety Net” Urban and Community Health Pathway Community Engagement Week Core session. Facilitated a small group and large group discussion with regards to undocumented immigrant access to health care and community health centers.
09/11/2019 “Health Care Access: The Milwaukee Healthcare System and Safety Net”. Core lecture for bench to bedside course
2019 M1 Clinical Apprenticeship Preceptor
 
Resident and Fellow Education
07/01/2018 - Present Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, Resident Preceptor
2019 Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, Senior Resident Ambulatory Immersion – Preceptor – hosted 3rd year residents at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers to teach them about caring for patients in a community health center.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, Senior Resident Ambulatory Immersion
 
Continuing Medical Education
11/24/2014 “Primary Virologic Failure with a Boosted PI” HIV Treaters Meeting
10/07/2017 MCW Annual Update in Primary Care - Egg Harbor, WI, "PrEPping for Primary Care: HIV Prevention Made Easy"
11/27/2017 "U=U in an Elite Controller" HIV Treaters Meeting
10/22/2018 Teaching with Maricarmen Saavedra - "Achieving Patient Trust, Independence, and Virologic Success with Directly Observed HIV Therapy" HIV Treaters Meeting
05/20/2019 “Understanding an Indeterminant HIV-2 AB/AG” HIV Treaters Meeting
10/10/2019 “Expand Your Horizons: Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care “ MCW Annual Update in Primary Care
01/27/2020 “TAF and Proteinuria” HIV Treaters Meeting
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Student
2017 - 2018 Student Hot Spotting Project
2020 GIM Clinic Virtual Care Curriculum
2020 Hospital Discharge Virtual Care Curriculum
 
Research Programs
01/2020 - Present Readmissions Affinity Group: Leader of a group of hospitalists and primary care physicians pursuing scholarly activity with regard to reducing readmissions.
 
Clinical Programs
09/2016 - 10/2020 The Enhanced Care Program
03/2018 - 10/2019 Hospital Discharge Care Program
10/2019 - Present Hospital to Home Care Team
10/2020 - Present GIM Complex Care Program
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Hilgeman B, Egede L, Silverstein R, Kastner M, Stulac-Motzel W, Dawson A, Walker R, Simms A, Ayala K, MacKinney T. Details of developing and implementing an intensive interdisciplinary care program for high need, high cost patients. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Feb 16;9(2):100452
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Hilgeman, Brian; Becker, Angela; Tang Joyce; Gier, Nicole; Leon-Jhong; Anita, Henschen, Bruce; and Bryk Jodie “The Patient Who Keeps Calling: Perspectives on Approaches From Clinicians Who Care for High Risk Patients” SGIM Forum 43:3 March 20, 2020
2. Hilgeman, Brian; Dopp, Austin, Wu, James, Kastner, Mandy; and Muntz, Marty “Outreach to Improve Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine: A Collaborative Service-Learning Project” Kern Institute Transformational Times March 26th, 2021