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Board Roster

WAFP Board Officers

Eric Stader, MD

Board Chair / AAFP Alternate Delegate


Dr. Stader is an "old-fashioned" family doctor thriving in a small private practice in rural SW Wisconsin. He is committed to practicing excellent, full-spectrum family medicine in a manner which reflects his faith and values, prioritizes family, and honors his colleagues, staff, and patients. His interests include education of the next generation of rural clinicians, travel/mission medicine, practice management, and much more.


Beth Menzel, MD, FAAFP

President


Dr. Menzel enjoys teaching and practicing the full spectrum of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency, where she serves as the Program Director. She has special interests in health advocacy (community and legislative), prenatal care/obstetrics, and resident education. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially outdoors or cheering for the Packers or Badgers.


Erin Morcomb, MD, FAAFP

President - Elect


Erin Morcomb, MD, is a current faculty physician practicing full-spectrum Family Medicine at the La Crosse Mayo Family Medicine Residency program in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she previously completed her residency training. She earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in the Twin Cities. Her clinical and professional interests include full-spectrum primary care, preventative medicine, resident education and quality initiatives in medicine. She is especially fond of hospital medicine, obstetrics/women's health and geriatrics. Outside of medicine, she enjoys playing music, reading and spending time with her family.


Zach Baeseman, MD, MPH, FAAFP

1st Vice President


Zach attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. Zach is a firm believer that physicians hold an obligation not only to their patients, but to their community. Consequently, he took an extra year to obtain a Master of Public Health in Madison, WI. He focused his graduate research on rural healthcare and the health assessment of rural Wisconsin.

Zach’s professional interests include obstetrics, rural healthcare, epidemiology, public health, and preventative cardiology. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar, training for the American Birkebeiner (50 kilometer cross-country ski marathon in northern WI), being out in the woods, training his bird dog, and spending time with his family. He is very passionate about practicing rural full-scope family medicine, healing our sick healthcare system, and mentoring medical students and residents.


Suhail Shaikh, MD, FAAFP

2nd Vice President


Dr. Shaikh serves as the Program Director of Mercyhealth Family Medicine Residency Program-Janesville. He also oversees the Mercyhealth Hospitalist Fellowship Program at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center‚ Janesville. Dr. Shaikh also completed a Master of Business Administration degree at Texas Tech University, Lubbock.


Jean Riquelme, MD, FAAFP

Treasurer


Jean Riquelme, MD is a family physician in Waupun, WI. She is previously a faculty member of both University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

WAFP Board Members

Mark Deyo-Svendsen, MD, FAAFP

Foundation President


Mark is an assistant professor and practice chair for the Mayo Clinic Department of Family Medicine. He is in his 38th year with Mayo, practicing primarily in Menomonie Wisconsin and Austin Minnesota. He delivered over 1000 babies in his career, all of whom are good looking and above average. He was recently named 2023 Consultant of the Year for Mayo Clinic in Wisconsin. His clinical interest is in addiction medicine and medication management of opioid use disorder.


Sabrina Hofmeister, DO, FAAFP

Director


I am a family physician with a full-spectrum academic medicine practice in Milwaukee, WI. I enjoy being able to provide patient care to the community as well as train medical students and future family physicians. It is important to me to always be advocating for patients, our specialty, and the profession of medicine in general as health and wellness play a role in all aspects of our lives.


Hector Lopez, MD

Director


Dr. Lopez is the President of the Board and Medical Director at Independent Physicians Network, and he practices outpatient Family Medicine in Greenfield, Wisconsin. For the last 28 years, one of his passions has been taking care of the Hispanic Population in Milwaukee as a full-time solo practitioner. He is a firm believer in, the practice of medicine as independence. He is also happy to share his experience with others, including medical students, residents and doctors. He enjoys sharing time with his kids and family and outdoor activities, including Hunting with his dog Rico.


Diana Flint, MD

Director


I am interested in managing individual and family health care through thoughtful diagnoses and discussion resulting in both immediate and preventive health care. From toddlers to teens and young adults to seniors, I strive to treat each patient compassionately and respectfully. I also focus on women's health issues including birth control, pap smears, colposcopy, weight management, and women's mental health issues.


Khalyne Johnson-Moss, MD

Director


Dr. Johnson-Moss is a practicing Family Medicine physician in the Sheboygan area, she is a wife and mother to two vibrant and loving children. She loves to travel and experience new cultures and foods in spare time.


Thomas Joles, MD

Director


Thomas Joles, MD is a Family Physician in Chippewa Falls, WI. He was born and raised in Chippewa Falls and is a US Army Veteran. Dr. Joles practices outpatient primary care has a special interest in men’s health and weight loss. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children.


Kim Hardy, MD, FAAFP

Director


Kimberly completed her residency at MCW- Waukesha and currently practices at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse. She is an Epic Physician Builder, Director of CME and champion in quality work. She is a four time Ironman Finisher, enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and rescued dogs.


Jeremy Waldhart, DO

Director


I am the associate program director for the South Side Family Medicine Residency in Milwaukee, WI, affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin. I practice full scope family medicine with extra interest in maternal child health and sports medicine, and greatly enjoy both medical student and resident education.


Joe Gravel, MD, FAAFP

AAFP Delegate


Dr Gravel is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He served as a residency program director for 20 years. He is currently President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (2024-25) and is a Technical Advisor for the HRSA THCGME program. He is a Past President of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD), the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC), and the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians. He has also served on the ACGME Review Committee for Family Medicine, as Chair of the Academic Family Medicine Advocacy Committee, and as Treasurer of the ABFM Board of Directors and of the STFM Foundation Board of Trustees.


Amanpreet Sethi, MD

Director


I have been practicing Family Medicine for nearly 20 years and have a special interest in population health and value based care. Additionally, I am passionate about health equity and currently involved with the WAFP Health Equity and Anti-Racism Workgroup. I enjoy traveling the world with my wonderful family in my spare time. I am fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and speak some Spanish as well.


Karina Atwell, MD, MPH

AAFP Alternate Delegate


Karina Atwell, MD, MPH is an assistant professor with the family medicine residency program in the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. She is also boarded in Public Health and General Preventative Medicine. She is passionate about bridging the gaps between community health, public health and clinical primary care; and fostering the education of “community-aware” clinicians. Outside of her professional roles she enjoys the adventures of being a mom, spending as much time as possible outdoors, running and HIIT workouts, and savoring time with family and friends.


Ken Schellhase, MD, MPH, FAAFP

AAFP Delegate


Kenneth Schellhase, MD, MPH, has been at the Medical College of Wisconsin since 2001, after some military experience, Penn for medical school, residency at the University of Washington, and a research fellowship through the RWJ foundation. His career has evolved from being a grant-funded researcher to medical director of a Medicaid health plan, but all the while he has remained clinically active taking care of predominantly underserved populations. Currently he serves as the President of the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Outside of work and family, he likes to perform as a semi-pro drummer, try to stay fit, and ponder how long it will be before he gets to have an air-cooled VW Beetle again. 


Jesslyn Hendrickson

Resident Director


Jesslyn graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin based out of Wausau in 2023 and is currently a first year resident at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. She plans to work in a rural, underserved area. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her Australian Shepherd, rock climbing, and working on her family's livestock farm.


Farah Shaukat, MD

Resident Director


I am a resident at Mercy health Lake Geneva Program. Prior to joining residency, I was working as Assistant Physician and Patient Navigator for cancer patients. Both these roles have made me develop interest in learning how to provide cost effective, holistic, curative and preventive care to patients. I have interest in primary care clinical trials. I enjoy educating patients about their health process. 

Outside medicine, I enjoy outdoor activities and exploring different cuisine.


Alexa Weber

Student Director


Conflict of Interest

In accordance with WAFP policy, members of the WAFP Board of Directors are required to provide WAFP with a statement regarding actual or potential conflicts of interest. Conflict of interest statements for individual members are available upon request.

Requests should be directed to Executive Director, Brandon Wimmer.

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