William G. Buchta, M.D.

  • Medical center employee health
  • Work-related injuries
  1. 1990
    MPH - Occupational MedicineMedical College of Wisconsin
  2. 1988
    Resident - Preventive/Occupational MedicineMedical College of Wisconsin
  3. 1987
    Resident - Family PracticeSt. Michael Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin
  4. 1984
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  5. 1975
    BS - Behavioral ScienceUnited States Air Force Academy
  6. 1975
    MS - Industrial PsychologyPurdue University

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Dedicated Service AwardCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  2. 2011
    ACOEM Award for Outstanding Contribution (Chair, Ethics Committee)American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  3. 2008
    ACOEM Award for Outstanding Contribution (Chair, Section of Medical Center Occ Health)American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  4. 2005
    MemberDelta Omega Honoray Public Health Society
  5. 2004
    Excellence Through TeamworkMayo Clinic
  6. 1992
    Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Air Force
  7. 1987
    Outstanding Resident EducatorSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine
  8. 1987
    Chief ResidentSt. Michael Hospital Family Practice Residency

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - 2016
    Medical DirectorDivision of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013 - 2016
    ChairSafe Patient Handling Committee, Environmental Health, Safety and Security Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  3. 2012 - 2015
    ChairCommittee on Health Care Workers, International Commission on Occupational Health
  4. 2012 - present
    MemberAssociation of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare
  5. 2009 - 2010
    SpeakerHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  6. 2008 - 2013
    Board Member at LargeAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  7. 2008 - 2009
    Speaker ElectHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  8. 2007 - 2008
    RecorderHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  9. 2006 - 2010
    Co-ChairCouncil, Special Occupational Health Interests, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  10. 2006 - 2007
    MemberPractice Innovation Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2006
    Program Chair2006 Fall Seminar, Central States Occupational Medical Association
  12. 2006 - present
    MemberInternational Commission on Occupational Health
  13. 2006 - present
    MemberCommittee on Health Care Workers, International Commission on Occupational Health
  14. 2005 - 2016
    MemberImmunization Sub-committee, Infection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  15. 2005
    Co-ChairOccupational Medicine Leadership Task Force, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  16. 2005 - present
    MemberDelta Omega Society, Honorary Public Health Society
  17. 2004 - 2007
    ChairSection on Medical Center Occupational Health, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  18. 2004 - present
    MemberAssociation of Occupational & Environmental Clinics
  19. 2002 - 2008
    MemberCommittee on Scientific Affairs, House of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  20. 2002 - 2005
    Vice ChairDivision of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2002 - 2004
    ChairPreplacement Evaluation Task Force, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2002 - 2004
    MemberNursing Safety Ergonomics Task Force, Department Committees, Department of Nursing
  23. 2002 - 2003
    President-PastCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  24. 2002
    MemberBioterrorism Task Force, Mayo Emergency Incident Command System, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  25. 2002
    MemberEmergency Staffing Team, Bioterrorism Task Force, Mayo Emergency Incident Command System
  26. 2002 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2002 - present
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 2002 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 2002 - present
    MemberCommittee on Interactive Services, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  30. 2001 - 2016
    MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2001 - 2016
    MemberEnvironmental Health, Safety and Security Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  32. 2001 - 2016
    MemberInfection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2001 - 2012
    Medical DirectorDivision of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 2001 - 2012
    MemberSection Chief, Section of Occupational Medicine, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine
  35. 2001 - 2010
    MemberEnvironmental Health, Safety & Security Coordination Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  36. 2001 - 2004
    MemberPreplacement Evaluation Task Force, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  37. 2001 - 2002
    PresidentCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  38. 2001 - present
    MemberSection of Occupational Medicine, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  39. 2001 - present
    MemberDivision of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  40. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  41. 2000 - 2001
    President-ElectCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  42. 1999 - 2000
    Vice PresidentCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  43. 1998 - 2001
    MemberSafety Committee, Franciscan Skemp Medical Center, Inc., Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse
  44. 1998 - 1999
    Secretary/TreasurerCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  45. 1997 - 2001
    MemberLa Crosse County Board of Health
  46. 1997 - present
    MemberHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  47. 1995 - 2005
    MemberBoard of Governors, Central States Occupational Medical Association
  48. 1995 - 2001
    MemberHuman Resources and Compensation Committee, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System
  49. 1995 - present
    Medical ReviewerWisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles
  50. 1994 - 2001
    VolunteerSt. Clair Health Mission (Free Clinic)
  51. 1994 - 2001
    MemberSt. Clair Health Mission (Free Clinic)
  52. 1993 - present
    MemberCentral States Occupational Medical Association
  53. 1993 - present
    MemberState Medical Society of Wisconsin
  54. 1993 - present
    MemberLa Crosse County Medical Society
  55. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  56. 1983 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  57. 1975 - present
    MemberAir Force Association
  58.  
    MemberCreation Research Society
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