Steven Koslov, MD, Named Clinical Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce that Dr. Steve Koslov has been named Clinical Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) in the Department of Pediatrics, effective July 1, 2009.

Steve has been a member of the faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor since 1998; he was promoted to Clinical Professor in 2005. Prior to this, he was a member of the Physicians Plus Medical Group (PPMG) as well as a member of our department’s volunteer faculty since 1980. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri for his undergraduate as well as MD degrees, and he did his pediatric training here at the University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital.

Since beginning his primary care pediatric practice in Madison more than 25 years ago, Steve has established a regional reputation as an excellent diagnostician and practitioner. In particular, he provides care to many children with complex and rare disorders while emphasizing early intervention and prevention in his general pediatric practice. He has been actively engaged in teaching of medical students and residents through the Generalist Partners Program and the Patient, Doctor and Society rotations as well as the General Team Attending at Meriter Hospital and UW. In recognition of his provision of excellent patient care, he has been recognized numerous times as “Dane County’s Favorite Pediatrician” and as one of “Madison’s Best Physicians.”

Steve has also assumed a variety of administrative responsibilities. In particular, he contributed to the integration process of PPMG and UWMF by serving on a number of committees, including the Primary Care Compensation Committee, the UWMF Budget Work Group, and the Department of Pediatrics Administrative Committee. In addition, Steve is the editor of “Growing Up Healthy,” a wonderful educational resource for parents that is widely used by pediatricians and family medicine clinics.