Announcements: Department Updates

  1. 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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  2. 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... »

  3. 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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  4. 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... »

  5. 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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  6. Visioning Our Future

    Last Thursday, 73 staff and faculty from 17 locations gathered at a Vision Conference to imagine the possibilities for the future of DFMCH. During this session, we worked in small and large groups to develop Vision Statements around our mission areas: Read more... »

  7. UW Health Quality and Safety Week: October 26-29

    Mark your calendar for these talks and activities.

    Keynote Talk

    Kenneth E. Wood, DO, will deliver the keynote talk, "The Quality Cost Interface in the Era of Health Care Reform," on Wednesday, October 28 at noon (HSLC 1335). Dr. Wood is Chief Medical Officer for the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Lunch provided (while supplies last). Add a reminder to your Outlook calendar

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  8. Breaking the Bias Habit: A Workshop to Promote Racial Equity in Clinical and Work Settings

    The DFMCH 2020 Initiative and WISELI (Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute) wish to offer you a new workshop dedicated to the promotion of diversity and inclusion (see attached flier).  This workshop was designed by the WISELI team specifically at the request of the 2020 Initiative.  Before we open this unique workshop up to the greater UW School of Medicine and Public Health community, we wish to first invite all members of the DFMCH. Read more... »

  9. DFMCH Statewide Grand Rounds - November 4, 2015

    "The Happiest Baby on the Block"

    by Dr. Harvey Karp

    St. Mary's Conference Center ~ Bay 1

    12:00-12:30 pm - Lunch**

    12:30 - 1:30 pm - Presentation

    Dr. Karp’s presentation will explore an innovative strategy to calm infant crying and increase sleep.  Read more... »

  10. Getting Ready for the Vision Conference: What is Your WHY?

    DFMCH ReCHARGED is getting ready for a Vision Conference on September 17th.  As a department, we remain committed to our existing mission:

    “The vision of the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin and the nation through leadership in family medicine education, clinical practice, research and community service.”  Read more... »