Announcements: Department Updates

  1. New Faculty Announcement: Andrew Quanbeck, PhD

    We are pleased Andrew Quanbeck, PhD, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as an Assistant Professor.

    Starting March 1, 2017, Dr. Quanbeck will be conducting research in the area of health systems engineering and health economic analysis, as well as assisting the Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) to advance dissemination and implementation of research and activities in health sciences. Read more... »

  2. New Faculty Announcement: Jamie Kling, DO

    We are pleased Jamie Kling, DO, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
     
    Starting April 1, 2017, Dr. Kling will be caring for patients in the UW Health Portage Clinic, teaching medical students and other learners, and participating in med/peds faculty call and nursing home care, in addition to serving as an educator in the statewide DO residency program.
     
    Dr. Kling has a medical degree from Des Moines University – Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.
  3. "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.

    Update:  Read more... »

  4. DFMCH McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Awards Event

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    5:15-6:00 PM - Reception

    6:00-6:30 PM - Dinner

    6:30-8:00 PM - Awards

    Please join us at the Monona Terrace (1 Nolen Drive, Madison, WI), for our annual event honoring these award winners:

    Read more... »

  5. New Faculty Announcement: David Kiefer, MD

    We are pleased David Kiefer, MD, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
     
    Since October of 2016, Dr. Kiefer has been working as a float physician at the UW Health Arboretum Clinic in addition to being a Longitudinal Teaching Coach for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, providing Integrative Medicine consultations for the Research Park Clinic, and assisting with a research project within the Institute of Aging. 
     
    Dr.
  6. New Faculty Announcement: Karina Atwell, MD, MPH

    We are pleased Karina Atwell, MD, MPH has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as an Assistant Professor (CHS).

    Since September of 2016, Dr. Atwell has been providing patient care and teaching clinical care to medical students and resident physicians at the UW Health Verona Clinic.

    Read more... »

  7. "Charged Up" Strategic Planning Brief 3/13/17

    “Charged Up” Strategic Planning Brief, March 13, 2017

    Research - Reconfigure research infrastructure to expand participation across the department, identify new funding sources, and link more closely to clinical care and education.

    Update:  Read more... »

  8. Faculty Profile: Ann Figurski, MD

    We are pleased Ann Figurski, DO, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical and Teaching Physician.

    Since September of 2016, Dr. Figurski has been providing patient care and teaching clinical care to medical students at the UW Health Belleville Family Medicine Clinic. Read more... »

  9. Faculty Profile: Kouros Farro, MD

    We are pleased Kouros Farro, MD, has rejoined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

    Since August of 2016, Dr. Farro has been providing patient care and teaching clinical care to medical students occasionally at UW Health Urgent Care centers.  Read more... »

  10. "Charged Up" Strategic Planning Brief 2/22/17

    Task Force: Wellness and Resiliency

    Update: 

    The wellness and resiliency implementation team has chosen the members of the FamWELL board and will have its first meeting in April. FamWELL Board Members:

    1.       Alison Miller: Faculty Physician at Yahara

    2.       Ann Schensky: Program Specialist/Office of Community Health

    3.       James Bigham: Faculty Physician at Odana Read more... »