Elizabeth M. Magnan, M.D., Ph.D.
Family and Community Medicine
- Associate Professor/Associate Professor In Residence
Philosophy of Care
If you are challenged by multiple chronic conditions that impact your life significantly, I want to work with you to find the treatment plan that best fits your healthcare goals and your personal needs. Let's work together to help you feel better today and in the long term.
Dr. Magnan believes in working with patients to find the best plan to improve their health and wellness. She specializes in chronic condition management and behavioral health, and enjoys working collaboratively with patients who are challenged by multiple chronic conditions.
Dr. Magnan's primary research interests are in improving health outcomes and the patient experience for patients with complicated health needs, including diabetes and multiple chronic conditions.
Family and Community Medicine
M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI 2007
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI 2014
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison WI 2003
Family Medicine, Memorial Family Medicine, Houston TX 2008-2011
Primary Care Research, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI 2011-2014
American Board of Family Medicine,
North American Primary Care Research Group
Honors and Awards
UC Davis Internal CDA and CTSC K12/KL2 Scholar, 2015, 2016, 2017
NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee, Clinical Research, 2015, 2016, 2017
Selected to Attend AAMC Early Career Women Professional Development Seminar, 2016
Annals of Internal Medicine Top Reviewer, 2014
John J Frey Writing Award for Creative Writing, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Fenton JJ, Magnan EM, Jerant A, Kravitz RL, Franks P. Patient Characteristics Associated with Making Requests during Primary Care Visits. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Mar-Apr;32(2):201-208. doi:10.3122/jabfm.2019.02.180218. PMID:30850456.
Fink JT, Magnan EM, Johnson HM, Bednarz LM, Allen GO, Greenlee RT, Bolt DM, Smith MA. Blood Pressure Control and Other Quality of Care Metrics for Patients with Obesity and Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2018 Dec;25(4):391-399. doi:10.1007/s40292-018-0284-x. Epub 2018 Oct 16. PMID:30328045.
Jerant A, Fenton JJ, Kravitz RL, Tancredi DJ, Magnan E, Bertakis KD, Franks P. Association of Clinician Denial of Patient Requests With Patient Satisfaction. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jan 1;178(1):85-91. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6611. PMID:29181542.
Fenton JJ, Jerant A, Kravitz RL, Bertakis KD, Tancredi DJ, Magnan EM, Franks P. Reliability of Physician-Level Measures of Patient Experience in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Dec;32(12):1323-1329. doi:10.1007/s11606-017-4175-y. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PMID:28900821.
King CC, Bartels CM, Magnan EM, Fink JT, Smith MA, Johnson HM. The importance of frequent return visits and hypertension control among US young adults: a multidisciplinary group practice observational study. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2017 Dec;19(12):1288-1297. doi:10.1111/jch.13096. Epub 2017 Sep 19. PMID:28929608. *Featured as a Top 5 Must Read in Hypertension by Cardiology News Presents Clinical Edge Cardiology Newsletter Oct 13, 2017.
Smith MA, Bednarz L, Nordby PA, Fink J, Greenlee RT, Bolt D, Magnan EM. Increasing Consumer Engagement by Tailoring a Public Reporting Website on the Quality of Diabetes Care: A Qualitative Study. J Med Internet Res. 2016 Dec 21;18(12):e332. doi:10.2196/jmir.6555. PMID:28003173.
Magnan EM, Bolt DM, Greenlee RT, Fink J, Smith MA. Stratifying Patients with Diabetes into Clinically Relevant Groups by Combination of Chronic Conditions to Identify Gaps in Quality of Care. Health Serv Res. 2018 Feb;53(1):450-468. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12607. Epub 2016 Nov 13. PMID:27861829.
Jerant A, Lichte M, Kravitz RL, Tancredi DJ, Magnan EM, Hudnut A, Franks P. Physician training in self-efficacy enhancing interviewing techniques (SEE IT): Effects on patient psychological health behavior change mediators. Patient Educ Couns. 2016 Nov;99(11):1865-1872. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.002. Epub 2016 Jul 2. PMID:27423177.