EMPA Fellowship Faculty
You’ll be inspired by our talented and engaged emergency medicine faculty invested in your learning needs, professional goals and personal well-being.
Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians and physician assistants are committed to providing exceptional training experiences in our emergency rooms and world-class simulation center. Their diverse backgrounds and practice settings help prepare you to practice autonomously in emergency departments of all sizes.
Brian Vike, PA-C
Brian has practiced in emergency medicine for his entire physician assistant (PA) career. His first position was with a Minneapolis metro area physician group where he completed their training program and subsequently worked in various emergency departments in Minnesota. After 5 years with this group, Brian joined Gundersen as an EMPA at the critical access hospital in Whitehall, Wis. Education has been a passion for Brian even prior to becoming a PA, and he has been involved with the EMPA Fellowship since the inaugural class. Brian holds a CAQ in emergency medicine and has since moved his practice to the Gundersen Emergency Department in La Crosse.
Gabriel Marsh, MD
Dr. Marsh grew up in Park Falls, Wis. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He attended medical school at Saint Louis University followed by an Emergency Medicine Residency at UW-Madison in 2011. His first full-time position was at Gundersen Health System where's he has always worked in Emergency Services. Dr. Marsh also flew with Med Flight and continued as faculty at the University of Wisconsin Hospital until 2014. He has been the Medical Director of Gundersen's EMPA Fellowship since 2020. He's also served as the Education Coordinator for Gundersen Emergency Services since 2019 and enjoys being an integral part of young learner’s medical education.
Mai Yia Vue
William Bishop, MD
Dan Cox, MD
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Services Ultrasound Coordinator
Maude Kettenmann, MD
Melissa Meinking, PA-C
Mary Stone, PA-C
Leah Thompson, MD
Joseph Verzwyvelt, MD
Robert Zink, MD
Regional director of Emergency Services, Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics
Call La Crosse Home
We have it all in La Crosse, Wis. Our vibrant city and region support your dream lifestyle with a welcoming community, culture and outdoor adventure.
Steps from our flagship medical center in La Crosse, our housing options allow you to enjoy the company of your family and the comradery of your colleagues.
Prioritizing Your Wellness
As you learn how to become the clinician you aspire to be, we’ll provide space to prioritize your mind and body wellness, and reach the work-life balance you need.