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W. Michael Brode, M.D.


Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


Residency, Internal Medicine
University of Washington


W. Michael Brode, M.D., is a practicing internal medicine physician at Dell Seton Medical Center and assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Medical School. He is a clinician educator who emphasizes knowing the patient as a person first, evidence-based diagnosis and comprehensive care for the patients who are most vulnerable.

Brode graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with honors in global health. He completed residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle, designing innovative interprofessional approaches for caring for patients with complex medical illnesses and social stressors. Brode served as the chief resident of global health through the University of Washington in partnership with the University of Nairobi in Naivasha, Kenya. There he taught both American and Kenyan medical trainees and completed multiple quality improvement projects to enhance the standard of care at a rural, low-resource public hospital.

At Dell Medical School, Brode leads an interprofessional committee developing treatment guidelines for COVID-19 care. He is also working to improve how the medical system identifies patients’ health-related social needs and connects them to community resources. Brode works with medical students and residents to deliver compassionate, person-centered care for people who are hospitalized.

Awards & Honors
  • Outstanding Clinician (Generalist)
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dell Medical School, 2019-2020
  • Patient Safety Teaching Champion
    Dell Medical School, 2019-2020
  • Chief Resident of Global Health
    University of Washington, 2018-2019