New faculty spotlight: Dalton Nelsen, M.D.

August 08, 2019

Image with caption: Dalton Nelsen, M.D.

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.


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


  • 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.


Fill out the following and your comment will post once it has been approved.

Name (Required)

Email (Required)

Thank you, your comment will appear below once it has been approved.