Farley Visiting Professor Reception & Lecture - Sept 14, 2011

The UW Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that the 2011 Eugene and Linda Farley Visiting Professor is Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio.

We hope you will join us for a reception and presentation by Dr. Jaen on September 14, 2011 at the Fluno Center in Madison. 

The reception begins at 5:15 PM with Dr. Jaen’s lecture and the presentation of the John J. Frey Writing Awards beginning at 6:15 PM. 

This year’s event is being held in conjunction with the 2011 Wisconsin Health Improvement and Research Partnerships Forum.

Please RSVP for the reception with Mary Stone at mary.stone@fammed.wisc.edu

If you are registering to attend the Wisconsin Partnerships Forum, it is not necessary to RSVP again for the reception.

Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD Bio

Dr. Jaen special interests include improving preventive care for individuals of all ages, preventing complications from chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. He is passionate about building and studying high performance primary care offices. He is co-director of the Center for Research in Family Medicine and Primary Care. He served on the panels that published smoking cessation guidelines in 1996 & 2000 and is co-chair of the panel that published an update in May 2008. In 2005, he was appointed to the National Advisory Council to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). He received a Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a Cancer Control Career Development Award for Primary Care Physicians from the American Cancer Society. He is a practicing family physician at M.A.R.C. (210-450-9100) and has been selected to the Best Doctors in America yearly since 2002. His interests include building a healthier San Antonio through efforts in community wellness. See Full Bio »