Announcements: Department Updates

  1. 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... »

  2. Register for the McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Event - May 11, 2016

    You and a guest are invited to attend the 2016 McGovern-Tracy Student Scholars Awards on Wednesday, May 11, 5:30-8:00 PM at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register Online.

    Join your colleagues and friends for this wonderful evening celebrating and honoring the accomplishments of medical student and resident award winners.

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  3. Days of Service: DFMCH Volunteers Clear Section of Ice Age Trail

    Ice Age Trail Service Days

    On Saturday, March 5, 2016, a small group from the DFMCH volunteered to help clear a section of the Ice Age Trail off of Highway PB in Verona. They worked with Dave Lonsdorf, a former DFMCH faculty member from Wingra Clinic, to clear invasive trees – buckthorns – from the trail and burn seven large piles of brush.   Read more... »

  4. YWCA Donation Drive a Success!

    YWCA Donations

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the YWCA household item donation drive this February as part of the DFMCH’s Days of Service. The accompanying photo shows just a part of the donations – there was more that didn’t fit in the photo! We dropped off all of the donations at the YWCA on Friday, February 26.

    The next DFMCH Days of Service event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5. We’ll be doing outdoor cleanup on the "Moraine Kettles" preserve, located in Verona along the Ice Age Trail. Read more... »

  5. DFMCH Days of Service Make a Difference

    The DFMCH held the first Days of Service activity on Monday, January 18, 2016, at the Second Harvest Food Bank. In three hours, DFMCH faculty and staff volunteers packaged over 10,000 pounds of turkey sausage patties for the largest food bank in southwestern Wisconsin. They had a great time working together, and their efforts helped people throughout the region get enough food to live healthy lives. Read more... »

  6. Vision Conference Task Forces and Members Update

    Based on the results of the Vision Conference, the DFMCH ReCHARGED Steering Group has established four additional task forces to research best practices and problem-solve around our four mission areas.

    We are happy to announce the following Task Forces and members:

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  7. Call for Nominations - McGovern-Tracy and Scholars Awards

    On behalf of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, I invite you to take advantage of our streamlined process for nominating 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year Medical Students and 2nd and 3rd year Family Medicine Residents and Faculty/Community Preceptors for the following awards:  

    Student Scholars Awards Read more... »

  8. Save the Date - May 11, 2016

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Faculty Development Workshop
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM at the Pyle Center

    McGovern-Tracy and Scholars Awards Event
    5:30 - 8:00 PM at the Monona Terrace and Convention Center

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  9. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Task Force Members Wanted!

    The ReCHARGED Steering Group is seeking nominations of clinic staff and/or managers who are interested in participating in the Clinical Care Task Force for strategic planning. This task force will be researching best practices and developing a proposal around the vision statements from the Vision Conference. Read more... »

  10. Whole Me, Whole We - Workshop - Oct. 23, 2015

    Please join us for a Primary Care Workshop.

    Whole ME, Whole WE: Our Roadmap to Wellness

    Date: October 23, 2015
    Time: 8:30AM (with a continental breakfast ) to 4:00PM
    Location: AT&T Lounge, Pyle Center Madison, Wisconsin

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