"Charged Up" Strategic Planning Brief 4/28/17

“Charged Up” Strategic Planning Brief, April 28, 2017

Wellness and Resiliency -Implement departmental and site-specific wellness and resilience activities in conjunction with UW and UW Health to support a healthy and resilient workforce.


  • The FamWell board held its first meeting on April 7, 2017, with 8 members and 2 residency representatives in attendance. The next meeting will be July 7th at 8 AM. 
  • Fourteen DFMCH wellness champions have been recruited, with four clinic sites still recruiting. Their first meeting was March 21, and they will meet bimonthly starting in July. 
  • Three wellness and resiliency roadshows have been completed at Portage, Cottage Grove, and Beaver Dam.
  • The FamWell board is creating a page on the DFMCH intranet with links to: site representatives, meeting minutes, and its mission and vision statement. This will be available at the end of April.


  • SAVE THE DATE for the Wellness Symposium, on November 1, 2017, at Union South. This event is co-hosted by FamWELL and UWell (UW-Madison’s wellness initiative)
  • The UW Health Wellness Options at Work blog is now easily accessible from the DFMCH intranet (https://inside.fammed.wisc.edu/).

For More Information

For complete information on the strategic planning process, visit the DFMCH ReCHARGED website.

Below are the five DFMCH strategic planning task forces, their executive sponsors and their implementation chairs.

Task Force

Executive Sponsor

Implementation Chair

Staff Performance Development

Linda Haskins

Mary Fendry

Wellness & Resiliency

Beth Potter, Linda Haskins

Julia Yates

Residency Education

Bill Schwab

Ildi Martonffy (expansion)
Michelle Grosch (curriculum)


Larry Hanrahan

Regina Vidaver

Team-Based Care (Scribes)

Sandy Kamnetz

John Hawkins

Clinical Care (APP Role)

Kirsten Rindfleisch

Sara Redemann


DFMCH ReCHARGED is an ongoing process of engagement and continuous improvement. Thanks to everyone who has attended conferences or events, or who has participated in task forces, steering groups, interview and focus groups. There will many more opportunities to get involved, and we are all look forward to making our vision a reality!

DFMCH Executive Team
Val Gilchrist, Larry Hanrahan, Linda Haskins, Sandy Kamnetz, Kirsten Rindfleisch, Bill Schwab