Dr. Farah Kaiksow is an Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, where she works with residents and medical students. She was previously the Medical Director of Quality for the Division of Hospital Medicine. She sits on the Department of Medicine's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and as core faculty for both Internal Medicine residency pathways in Health Equity and Global Health. Her research is centered around health disparities. Prior work examined Medicare and Medicare Advantage hospitalization policies and their impact on people of different socioeconomic status. Her current research focuses on health care for people who are or have been incarcerated. Specifically, she is studying the impact of hospitalizations and restraint use on older incarcerated adults.