Announcements: Department Updates

  1. Task Force Updates

    Wellness Task Force Update

    May the force be with you! In this case, Yoda is talking about wellness and resilience. Once the story telling and laughter simmered just a bit, the members of the wellness and resilience task force got down to business.  We've met as a group twice so far, and in this time, we've accomplished a lot.  Two task force members took on researching what our own institution is doing and what other institutions are doing in terms of building wellness and resilience for their employees. Read more... »

  2. DFMCH Celebration and Thanks

    45th Anniversary Celebration


    DFMCH Celebration and Thanks

    This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Department of Family Medicine and name change to include Community Health.  We are excited to announce several events to celebrate this special occasion.

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  3. Farley/Frey & Fall 2015 Events

    Just a reminder of some upcoming events for the DFMCH:

    Farley/Frey Event

    Date/Time: Wednesday, September 16, 5:00-8:00 PM
    Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, Madison, Wisconsin Read more... »

  4. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Task Force Members

    The DFMCH ReCHARGED Steering Group has established task forces to research and problem-solve around the top three operational issues that were identified through the Opportunities Conference and the existing data (from the survey this spring, past listening sessions and interviews).

    We are happy to announce the following Task Forces and members: Read more... »

  5. 2015 Racial Justice Summit

    From a Moment to a Movement: Building the Beloved Community October 1-2 at the Concourse Hotel.

    Please consider registering at:

    http://www.ywcamadison.org/site/c.cuIWLiO0JqI8E/b.7968025/k.6E89/Racial_Justice_Summit.htm Read more... »

  6. 2015 Faculty and Staff Award Nominations

    The DFM is accepting nominations/applications for the 2015 Faculty and Staff Awards to be presented at the Renner-Hansen Award Ceremony, being held on the November 11, 2015 at the Pyle Center in Madison.

    For more information and specific award criteria see the nominating material below: Read more... »

  7. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Task Forces Are Underway

    The Team-Based Care, Wellness and Resiliency, and Performance Development task forces are off and running. Task force members were trained by Mercedes Alonso from the Napier Group on July 23rd. The training included understanding leadership styles, an overview of the proposal that each task force will create and a problem-solving strategy called Six Hats Thinking (part 1, part 2). Copies of these materials and other resources are available on the DFMCH ReCHARGED website.

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  8. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Opportunities Task Forces

    On June 3rd, 65 people from across DFMCH participated in an Opportunities Conference to problem solve around operational issues that can and must be addressed as they stand in the way of our efforts to create a more ideal future. The DFMCH ReCHARGED Steering Group is establishing three task forces to further research these issues and recommend strategies for DFMCH. Based on the votes at the Opportunities Conference and the existing data (from the survey this spring, past listening sessions and interviews) those areas will be: Read more... »

  9. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Where We Are and What Comes Next?

    Are you wondering what's going on with the strategic planning process and what happens next? If so, you are not alone! We've received questions about how the process works and how all of these different events will help us create a strategic plan for DFMCH.

    The ReCHARGED Steering Group created a five-minute video to explain what's already been done and what is involved in the rest of the process. Watch it here! Read more... »

  10. DFMCH ReCHARGED Opportunities Conference

    On June 3rd, 37 staff and 28 faculty from 15 locations across DFM participated in an Opportunities Conference to problem solve around seven operational issues that can and must be addressed as they stand in the way of our efforts to create a more ideal future. Mercedes Alonso, consultant from the Napier Group, presented these as the pillars or supports for the strategic plan. Read more... »