William E Cayley Jr MD, MDiv

Residency: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Medical school: Medical College of Wisconsin
Graduate school: Fuller Theological Seminary
Undergraduate: St Olaf College

Dr. Cayley practices at the Prevea Augusta Health Center and also teaches at the Prevea Family Medicine Residency in Eau Claire. Professional interests include medical missions & global health, evidence-based medicine, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Dr. Cayley is an active member of World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). He is the “Book and Media Reviews” editor for the journal Family Medicine and an editor for the Cochrane Heart Group.

Dr. Cayley is the medical director of the Augusta Health and Rehabilitation nursing home.

Kathleen Ertz MSSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Graduate school: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Undergraduate: Viterbo University

Kathy Ertz joined the residency program in July of 2007. Kathy earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1980. She then moved to Madison and completed her master’s degree in social work from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981. Her career has focused on clinical social work services, administration, teaching and research. She is familiar with and enjoys being involved in teaching environments and has worked at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics-Madison, WI; Mayo Clinic-Rochester, MN and Marshfield Clinic-Eau Claire, WI. She teaches doctor-patient communication to both residents and medical students and provides co-counseling in the clinic with residents. She also coordinates the behavioral science curriculum for the program.

Mark Gideonsen MD

Fellowship: West Suburban Hospital Maternal-Child Health Fellowship
Residency: West Suburban Hospital Family Practice Residency Program
Medical school: Rush Medical College
Undergraduate: Northwestern University

Dr. Gideonsen practices at the Prevea Augusta Health Center and also teaches at Prevea Family Medicine Residency–Eau Claire. Prior to joining the residency as faculty, he served the inner city Chicago population and directed a maternal-child health fellowship.

In 2006, Dr. Gideonsen was named Educator of the Year by the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Gideonsen is active with local and regional Amish communities and provides training for Amish traditional birth attendants. He is the co-chair of the Eau Claire Healthy Communities Council.