Internal Medicine Residency Faculty

A strong residency program is rooted in strong leadership. Our faculty is devoted to educating residents and medical students.

Richard J. Battiola, MD, F.A.C.P

A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Battiola has been involved in medical education at Aurora Health Care since 1988.

In July of 2011, he became the Program Director for the Aurora Health Care/UW Affiliated Internal Medicine Residency Program and served in that role until June of 2019. Prior to his appointment as Program Director, he served as Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Program, as well as Program Director of the Aurora Transitional Year Internship Program.

He has been involved in graduate medical education on both the local and national level, serving as Chairman of the Council of Transitional Year Program Directors and as Chair of the ACGME Transitional Year Residency Review Committee.

Dr. Battiola is a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin and an avid Packer football fan. A father of two, he makes his home in downtown Milwaukee.

Faculty Information

All 10 of our core General Internal Medicine faculty and most of our large number of subspecialty faculty hold clinical appointments with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Research, scholarly activity and quality improvement are vital to the health of the learning environment. We’re proud of the academic accomplishments of our faculty, residents and fellows, including their many yearly publications and national presentations.

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