Announcements: Research

  1. Whole Health in Your Practice: Exploring New Paths to Patient-Centered Care at UW Health

    May 23-24, 2017

    Location: 1102 South Park St., Large Conference Room

    Welcome to the Whole Health at UW Health Website!  This web page is designed to accompany the 2-day conference on the Whole Health model of care held May 23-34, at 1102 South Park.  The course was made possible through collaborative efforts of UW Health Employee Wellness, UW Integrative Health, and Wellness at The American Center.  Read more... »

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  2. Fam Med 701: Perspectives in Multidisciplinary Clinical and Translational Research

    Course Director:
    David Rabago, MD – Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

    Course Description:
    Translational medical research facilitates the movement of findings from basic science to practical applications that enhance human health and well-being. Read more... »

  3. Symposium Highlights Diverse Fellowship Program

    The Department of Family Medicine Fellowship program recently held its Fellowship Symposium as a culmination of fellow scholarly activities conducted over the past academic term.  The symposium included fellows from the Academic, Integrative Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research and Primary Care Research Fellowship programs.  Held on Friday, December 20, 2013, each fellow presented a summary of their work which provided an opportunity to observe a diverse range of interests and ongoing efforts related to the organization, delivery and efficacy of primary h Read more... »

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  4. Medicinal Plants: Traditional Medicine is "Modern Medicine"

    DFM Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research fellow David Kiefer, MD will be presenting "Medicinal Plants: Traditional Medicine is Modern Medicine" on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00 pm at 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive.  The presentation is part of the Lunchtime Lecture Series sponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program.  The use of herbal medicine in the United States continues to increase, spurred by many factors, including a general interest in more "natural" therapeutics. Read more... »

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  5. Spring Retreat Highlights Diverse Fellowship Program

    The Department of Family Medicine Fellowship program recently held its Spring Fellowship Retreat as a culmination of fellow scholarly activities conducted over the past year.  The retreat included fellows from the Primary Care Research Fellowship program.  Held on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, each fellow presented a summary of their work which provided an opportunity to observe a diverse range of interests and ongoing efforts related to the organization, delivery and efficacy of primary health care.  Presentations included topics related to nutrition, environmental health,&nbs Read more... »

  6. DFM Statewide Research Forum: The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Medicine

    The Department of Family Medicine Research Committee, in conjunction with the Research Fellowship Program, announces the second of the Spring 2011 series of Statewide Research Forums.

    "The science and clinical application of manual medicine: Research mechanisms indicative of action and supportive of clinical outcomes" 

    Presenter: Hollis King, DO

    Date/Time:  April 12, 2011 - 12:30-1:30 PM Read more... »

  7. DFM Statewide Research Forum: Randomized trials, clinical significance and shared decision making: Respiratory infection and beyond

    The Department of Family Medicine Research Committee, in conjunction with the Research Fellowship Program, announces the first of the Spring 2011 series of Statewide Research Forums.

    “Randomized trials, clinical significance and shared decision making: Respiratory infection and beyond”

    Presenter: Bruce Barrett, MD

    Date/Time: March 1, 2011 - 12:00-1:00 PM

    Location: Alumni Hall-Mendota Room located at 1100 Delaplaine Ct.,  Madison, WI Read more... »

  8. DFM Statewide Research Forum - “Mammography screening: Facts, controversy, practice”

    The Department of Family Medicine Research Committee, in conjunction with the Research Fellowship Program, announces the second of the Fall 2010 series of Statewide Research Forums.

    “Mammography screening: Facts, controversy, practice”

    Presenter: David Hahn, MD

    Date/Time: November 2, 2010 - 12:00-1:00 PM

    Location: Alumni Hall-Mendota Room located at 1100 Delaplaine Ct.,  Madison, WI

    Dr. Read more... »

  9. Behavioral Screening and Intervention - The Role of the Health Educator

    The Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL) and the Wisconsin Safety Council recently sponsored several symposiums titled "Behavioral Screening and Intervention - A New Benefit that Lowers Healthcare Costs and Improves Employee Productivity".  The symposia took place in Neenah, Wausau, Waukesha, and Madison in late August and early September.  The keynote was presented by Rich Brown, MD, MPH, Professor with the Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Director of WIPHL.  Approximately 150 employer representatives attended statewide.  G Read more... »

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  10. DFM Postdoctoral Research Fellow Participates in NIH Dietary Supplement Research Practicum

    Sara Fleming, N.D., postdoctoral research fellow, in the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Family Medicine,  joined more than 80 other professors and graduate students from universities throughout the U.S. Read more... »