Announcements: Department Updates

  1. 2016 Renner / Hansen Reception & Awards - Nov 9, 2016

    Please join us for the annual “John H. Renner, MD Wisconsin Idea Award” and “Marc Hansen, MD Lecture” Reception and Awards.

    Date: Wed, Nov 9, 2016
    Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
    Location: Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center – Madison, Wisconsin

    We will be presenting the following awards: Read more... »

  2. It Starts With Me: Conversations about Identity, Privilege and Intersectionality.

    Thanks to those of you who were able to join us for our second session “It Starts With Me: Conversations about Identity, Privilege and Intersectionality.”  If you missed this event you may find the material at https://inside.fammed.wisc.edu/2020-diversity-initiative.  As a follow up to our discussions this month, think about the following:

    On the topic of race as a social construct

    Find a colleague and Read more... »

  3. UW Health Quality and Safety Week - October 10-13

    Join UW Health for a variety of engaging talks and activities October 10-13, 2016.

    See website for full details

    There are several “Take Five” speed sharing/learning sessions (covering five improvement projects in 30 minutes!), talks on handoffs, health care acquired infections and safe pain management, along with a patient experience panel discussion (featuring Dr. Elizabeth Perry) and more. Read more... »

  4. Statewide Grand Rounds - Sept 14, 2016

    Date/Time: September 14, 2016 — 12:30-1:30 PM

    Location: Mendota Conference Room—3rd Floor, Alumni Hall

    What Next for the PCMH: Letting Go of Humpty Dumpty

    Presented by: Read more... »

  5. 2016 Farley / Frey Reception - Sept. 14

    Date/Time: Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:30-7:30 PM

    Location: Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center - Madison, WI

    Health by Surprise: Refreshing Family Medicine's Roots

    Presented by William L. Miller, MD MA at the Farley-Frey Event on: Read more... »

  6. Reception for Wanda Filer, President of AAFP - Aug 29, 2016

    The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health cordially invites you to join us for a reception in honor of Wanda Filer, MD, MBA, FAAFP.

    Monday, August 29 - 5:30-7:00 PM
    Pyle Center , 702 Langdon Street

    Please RSVP to Kim.Jansen@fammed.wisc.edu by Monday, August 22 if you are able to attend.

    Wanda Filer, MD, MBA, FAAFP - President
    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Read more... »

  7. Come Hear the Stories of Young Adults with Depression

    See how this new web-based resource can help patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers learn from patients' experiences as told in their own words. More details. Read more... »

  8. Faculty Profile: Miguel Gamez, MD, MPH

    We are pleased Miguel Gamez, MD, MPH, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

    Since April of 2016, Dr. Gamez has been providing patient care and teaching clinical care to medical students at UW Health Urgent Care Centers. Read more... »

  9. Seeking Nominations for DFMCH Strategic Process Oversight Committee (SPOC) Members

    Background:

    In 2014, the DFMCH began a strategic planning process with the support of the Executive Team. A 10 person steering group composed of members of the DFMCH was formed. This group helped guide the initial phase of the strategic planning process from the fall of 2014 to the present. They implemented a department-wide survey in January 2015 to determine what should be the next steps for the DFMCH.   In 2015, the Steering Group helped organize three Blue Sky Conferences to think about the possibilities for the DFMCH. Read more... »

  10. Arboretum Cleanup a Success!

    Arboretum Service Days

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Arboretum Clean Up on April 16 as part of the DFMCH’s Days of Service.  The weather was perfect and the Arboretum staff appreciated the help. The focus of this cleanup was at the Oak Savanna Restoration.  Thanks again to the following DFMCH members who worked to cut brush and remove invasive garlic mustard and planted Canadian rye seed. Read more... »