Renner/Hansen Awards Ceremony - Nov 2, 2011

Please join us for the Renner/Hansen Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, November 2, beginning at 5:15 PM at the Pyle Center in Madison, WI.

This awards ceremony will honor the following individuals:

  • J. Adam Rindfleisch, MPhil, MD – Marc Hansen, MD Lectureship Award “When Zebras Fly: Field Notes From a Practice on the Fringe

The Department of Family Medicine annually honors a junior faculty member who has made a substantial contribution to the education of students and residents.  The award honors the contributions of Marc Hansen, MD, who, as founder of one of the nation’s first family medicine residencies and an important voice in the development of primary care, has served as teacher, mentor and friend to generations of family physicians in the State of Wisconsin.

  •  Frank Byrne, MD, President, St. Mary’s Hospital – John H. Renner, MD Wisconsin Idea Award

The John H. Renner, MD Wisconsin Idea Award recognizes a citizen of the State of Wisconsin who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to family medicine and the health needs of the people of Wisconsin as envisioned by the late Dr. John H. Renner.  Award recipients must have demonstrated a long-standing commitment to facilitating provision of care by family physicians, especially in underserved areas of Wisconsin.

Also to be honored are recipients of:

  • The DFM Faculty Excellence Awards
    • David Deci, MD, Office of Medical Student Education
  • Robert Drachenberg Staff Excellence Award
    • Kim Goffard - Fox Valley
    • Scheryl Seymour - Alumni Hall
    • Mark Shapleigh - Verona
  • The William E. Scheckler Research Awards
    • Larissa Zakletskaia, MS, PhD was chosen for her project, "Alcohol use in students seeking primary care treatment at university health services"
    • Jessica S. Tischendorf was chosen for outstanding student project, "Face mask use by patients in primary care"
  • The James E. Davis, MD, MS Award for Quality Improvement
    • UW Health Eau Claire Family Medicine Clinic won for its learner-led project, "Reducing Cycle Times" 
    • UW Health Portage Clinic won for its project, "Waits for Nurse Visit"

We hope you will be able to join us for this event and help us recognize the many contributions of those receiving awards.

Please RSVP to Mary Stone by October 24, 2011, at mary.stone@fammed.wisc.edu (608-265-8166).