Douglas S. Diekema M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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Bioethics, Emergency medicine, Primary care - pediatrics




Douglas Diekema, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified pediatrician and a UW professor of Pediatrics and adjunct professor of Bioethics and Humanities, Internal Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Deikema teaches ethics to students and residents. In addition, he teaches clinical topics related to injuries in children and wilderness medicine.

Dr. Diekema earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina and his M.P.H. at the UW. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. His research interests include sports medicine, injuries in children and wilderness medicine and ethical issues that arise in pediatric practice.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Diekema enjoys hiking, backpacking, camping, skiing, running and photography.
Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Master Public Health, 1993

Univ. of North Carolina SOM

Medical education, 1985

UW - Dept. of Pediatrics Fellowships

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine(Peds)

Univ. of Wisconsin Medical School

Internship, Pediatrics

Univ. of Wisconsin Medical School

Residency, Pediatrics


Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1994, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, 1989, American Board of Pediatrics