Dr. Monica Wideman is a Buffalo native who has spent the past 18 years in medicine with professional background in a vast array of medical disciplines focusing on Women’s and Adult Health and Geriatric populations. She received her education and training through SUNY at Buffalo and D’Youville College. She began her career in Human Services in 2003, became Board Certified in Sleep Medicine shortly after she became a Registered Nurse and later as Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Wideman has spent over ten years in areas including but not limited to Neurology, Gastroenterology, Acute Care, and Internal Medicine.
In December 2021, she earned her terminal degree from D’Youville College with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, where she researched the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on health promotion and vaccine hesitancy within African American Communities. In addition to her clinical experience and expertise, Dr. Wideman serves as a full-time faculty member of the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing at D’Youville College, where she is currently the Course Coordinator of Adult Health.
Dr. Wideman believes in the importance of transparency and mentoring through education and being a strong advocate for improving access to healthcare. She is humbled to encourage other aspiring African American women in medicine through education and preceptorship. Her delivery of care has strong roots in her spiritual faith in God, and she is inspired daily through a quote by Michelle Obama: “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”
Dr. Wideman plans to continue serving as an expert for change at the highest level to translate best practices across all health care settings.