Announcements: Department Updates

  1. Making the Connection Conference: Feb. 27, 2015

    Environmental Health in Wisconsin

    We invite you to attend the "Making the Connection" Conference, which brings together health professionals and environmental advocates to build cooperative relationships and promote policies that support a healthy, sustainable environment in Wisconsin.

    See Conference Brochure for full schedule, speakers, and workshop topics. Read more... »

  2. Call for Nominations for 2015 UW DFM Student Scholars Award Program

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

    • Compassion in Action (CIA) Award
    • CIA Community Health Leadership Award
    • CIA International Health Leadership Award
    • Robert F. and Irma K. Korbitz Endowed Scholarship
    • Dr. Lester Brillman Scholarship Award
    • Dr. Lester Brillman Leadership and Advocacy Award
    • Dr. Lester Brillman Mentorship Award
    • Vogel Scholarship
    • Founders Award
    • McGovern-Tracy Scholars Award

    To nominate someone, fill out and submit our simple Online Nomination Form.

    Read more... »

  3. 2020 Diversity Initiative - December 11 Event

    We are excited to be arranging the final 2020 Initiative session of this calendar year. 

    Date/Time: December 11th 5:30-7:30pm

    Location: AOB Room 114/116 (Administrative Office Building, 7974 UW Health Court, Middleton).

    My thanks to those of you who have already RSVP’d for this event but, as we are providing a light meal, please register and mark your food choices here by Wednesday, 11/26/14.  This will also serve as your RSVP if you haven’t contacted me yet. Read more... »

  4. Renner Hansen Awards Ceremony: Nov 5, 2014

    Please join us for the Renner Hansen Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, November 5, at the Pyle Center in Madison, WI.

    Pyle Center (702 Langdon Street, Madison)
    5:30-7:30pm

    Awards to be presented: Read more... »

  5. Investing in the Future: Department of Family Medicine Fellowship Program

    The UW Department of Family Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the top family medicine programs in the country.  As such, the Department is committed to developing and maintaining exemplary family medicine education programs for medical students, resident physicians, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals.    Read more... »

  6. Call for 2014 Faculty and Staff Award Nominations

    The DFM is accepting nominations/applications for the 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards to be presented at the Renner-Hansen Award Ceremony, being held on November 5, 2014 at the Pyle Center in Madison.

    The nomination/application deadline for each is Friday, October 10.

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

  7. 2014 Frey Writing Award Winners Announced

    The Frey Selection Committee is excited to announce the 2014 John J. Frey III, MD Writing Award winners.

    The winners for prose are: Read more... »

  8. 2020 Initiative

    How can we, in the Department of Family Medicine, deal with the changing demographics in our communities and some of the worst disparities data in the nation?

    Please mark your calendars for future meetings regarding the 2020 Initiative: An initiative to set the stage toward a more intentional approach embracing diversity, inclusion and health equity in the DFM. Read more... »

  9. Farley/Frey Event - Sept 3 & Grand Rounds - Sept 4, 2014

    We are pleased to announce the 2014 Farley/Frey Event will take place on Wed, September 3, 2014 from 5:30‐7:30 PM at the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI.

    This year, Dr. Tillman Farley will be the Farley Lecturer.  Dr. Farley is the son of Gene and Linda Farley. 

    Read more... »

  10. UW Health Improvement Celebration - Aug 27, 2014

    Date / Time: August 27- 3pm to 4pm

    Location: HSLC, Rm 1325

    Throughout UW Health, improvement teams are using data to change how they deliver care. At the Improvement Celebrations, hosted by UW Health Improvement Network (UWHIN,  presenters share their efforts to improve access, quality of care and the patient experience.

    All UW Health faculty and staff are invited to attend the next Improvement Celebration on August 27 at 3pm in HSLC Room 1325. Refreshments will be available. Read more... »