New faculty spotlight: Dalton Nelsen, M.D.

August 08, 2019

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Dalton Nelsen, M.D.

Dalton Nelsen, M.D., is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Dalton Nelsen, M.D.
  • Hometown: Callaway, Neb.
  • Title and department at UNMC/Nebraska Medicine: Emergency medicine ultrasound fellow, instructor and staff physician, UNMC Department of Emergency Medicine

Research/professional interests:

  • Point-of-care ultrasound
  • Medical student and resident education

How I fell in love with emergency medicine: I fell in love with emergency medicine as a second-year medical student. Being able to take care of a wide variety of patients in a team-oriented atmosphere at a fast pace was very appealing to me.

Degrees:

  • B.S., human biology, Chadron State College, 2012
  • M.D., UNMC, 2016
  • Emergency medicine residency, UNMC, 2019

Memberships:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I only had 20 people in my high school graduating class.
  • I can make some pretty awesome Oreo balls.
  • I enjoy painting.

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