Vuong Vu, MD

PGY4 – Chief Resident & Clinical Educator Track

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Dr. Vuong Vu grew up in Northern California where he attended University of California, Berkeley for undergraduate (Go Bears!). After a brief stint at Stanford University working in a behavioral neuroscience laboratory, he decided to make the jump to the Midwest attending UWSMPH for medical school and ultimately staying for his psychiatry residency. Vuong’s professional interests include pursuing a career in Sports Psychiatry working with athletes at the youth, university, and professional/elite levels. Vuong’s clinical educator work focuses on the creation of a portable didactic elective curriculum for sports psychiatry that is geared towards medical students, residents, and fellows who have an interest in learning more about the budding field. He is a member of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry and has presented his work at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Conference as well as the Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP) Annual Conference. In his final year of residency serving as co-chief resident, Vuong wants to focus on improving resident wellness, particularly via increased appreciation and acknowledgement of resident/fellow efforts. Vuong’s other professional interests include continuing to find ways to stay active in the community and teaching future trainees. In Madison, he enjoys going to Batch Bakery and the Farmer’s Market on weekend mornings, dog walks to picnic point, and getting drinks at the Memorial Union Terrace. His hobbies include boxing, Orange Theory Fitness, biking, and Oculus Quest.