Timothy Elgin, DO, MSc

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: telgin@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 417-6236

Dr. Timothy Elgin


BA, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
DO, Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa
Residency, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
MS, Healthcare Simulation and Patient Safety, University of Galway, Galway, Ireland

Professional Activities

Dr. Tim Elgin is associate professor (CHS) in the Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery. He is interested in the use of simulation to promote communication, team building, and patient safety within the field of neonatology.

Clinical Interests

Elgin’s clinical interests include the care of extremely low birth weight and ultra-low birth weight infants. He also works to develop ways that most effectively use high frequency ventilation to protect lung development in very premature infants.

Research Interests

Elgin’s research interests include the use of simulation to promote team training, clinical improvement, skill retention, and leadership.