2019–2020 Fellow

Emily Grossniklaus, headshot

Dr. Emily Grossniklaus completed medical school at Emory University and graduated from an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Washington before joining the Academic Hospitalist Fellowship at UW. She was the program’s second Fellow.

Her academic interests are centered on medical education, and she particularly enjoys curriculum design as well as clinical teaching. Her fellowship project focused on procedural training for internal medicine residents. Outside of medicine, she is an avid hiker and backpacker, and she loves to explore the nearby mountains outside Seattle.

Dr. Grossniklaus is an academic hospitalist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington.


2018–19 Fellow

Diana Zhong

Dr. Diana Zhong completed medical school at the University of Pittsburgh (AOA) and graduated from an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Washington before joining the Academic Hospitalist Fellowship as UW's inaugural fellow. Her interests include the use of technology to modernize medical education, starting with improving the instruction of antibiotics and microbiology in preclinical and clinical undergraduate medical education. Outside of medicine, she enjoys drawing, painting, sculpting, discovering new foods and restaurants, creating and playing board games, playing video games, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Zhong is currently an Infectious Diseases fellow at John Hopkins University.