Janice Litza, MD, FAAFP

Regional Chief Medical Officer at Ascension

Dr. Litza started her professional education at UW-Milwaukee and completed her medical doctor degree at UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health in 1998. She is board certified in Family Medicine and has completed additional fellowship training in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona in 2017. This allows her to bring a unique perspective to patient care and leadership with attention to the whole person, their body, mind, and spirit. She has been in progressive academic and leadership positions including Residency Program Director at Northwestern University in Illinois and Chief Medical Officer for a Federally Qualified Health Center in Milwaukee. She has been providing full spectrum Family Medicine, including obstetrics, newborn care, and hospital medicine until her transition to Ascension in 2014. Within Ascension, her roles have included clinic physician lead, AMG Primary Care Medical Director, VPMA and is currently Regional Chief Medical Officer over 3 hospitals in Southeastern Wisconsin. She has committed her medical practice and leadership advocacy to serve all patients with special focus on vulnerable populations. Dr. Litza is proud of her Puerto Rican heritage and was born and raised in the Milwaukee area and currently serves on 3 community boards and mentors Family Medicine Residents in Integrative Medicine. With 2 adult children and 3 dogs, she enjoys yard work and nature walks, cooking, reading and traveling with her partner.

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