08 Aug Making the Rounds with Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD
An interview with Dr. Domeyer-Klenske
Amy Domeyer-Klenske, is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Iowa in 2008 where she also received a minor in Spanish and Certificate in Global Health Studies. She then graduated from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine in 2012. She completed residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine in 2016.
Question: I hear you like working with women patients at the VA. Tell us a little more.
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: It is an honor for me to get to help take care of the women at the VA who served our country. They are amazing examples of the strength and courage that women possess.
Question: What led you to enjoy seeing veteran patients?
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: I had the opportunity to work at the VA in Iowa City when I was a medical student. It was an experience that I cherish and that I knew I wanted to continue to pursue in my career.
Question: What do you like most about your work?
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: I love spending time with patients at all different stages of their lives, from their first visits to the gynecologist, through prenatal care and menopause.
Question: You are also the department’s quality and safety officer, what do you like about this part of your job?
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: At Froedtert and MCW, we are always looking for ways to improve how we care for patients. This role allows me to take a deep dive into what things we are doing right and what we could do better to make sure patients have a safe and comfortable experience under our care.
Question: What do you do when you aren’t seeing patients and researching?
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, traveling and enjoying all of the great sites, tastes and sounds that are right here in Milwaukee.
Question: Just for fun — what are your favorite movies, books, music?
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: I’m an old movie and classic literature nut. I still love Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Casablanca more than anything else. My favorite book has been the same since I read Pride and Prejudice in high school and fell in love with Jane Austen. I love all kinds of music – particularly seeing live music at the many theaters and outdoor venues around town.
Question: Tell us a unique/fun fact about yourself.
Dr. Domeyer-Klenske: I’m a big baseball fan and have been to over half of the baseball stadiums in the US!