Announcements: Department Updates

  1. ReCHARGED Survey: Still Time to Participate

    Thanks to the 157 people who have already participated in the Department of Family Medicine Strategic Planning survey!

    Congratulations to our prize winners: Read more... »

  2. A Time to Imagine the Possibilities - DFM Blue Sky Event

    Wednesday, March 18th
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Pyle Center, Madison, WI

    Registration is now closed.

    You are invited to join us for a Blue Sky Event to think about the future of the Department of Family Medicine. Blue Sky events are a time to expand our horizons and learn about new possibilities.  This event is for everyone! DFMCH ReCHARGED is for staff. It is for clinicians. DFMCH ReCHARGED is for people who work in clinics and people who work in administrative offices. DFMCH ReCHARGED is for people who work across the state and people who work in Madison. Your participation will help us think about where we want to be in the future. Participation in this event is compensation work time.

    Read more... »

  3. Health Literacy Summit: April 13-15, 2015

    Registration is now open for the 2015 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, “Better Health through Better Communication.”

    This event, sponsored by Wisconsin Health Literacy, will be held April 14-15, 2015, at Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison. The UW Department of Family Medicine is serving as one of the Summit’s Host Partners and Contributing Sponsors in recognition of the significant impact improved health literacy can have on patient engagement and community health.

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  4. DFM ReCHARGED January Update

    The DFM ReCHARGED Steering Group has been hard at work over the last two months. We are getting ready to hear from YOU!

    We are working on the Data Gathering phase of our timeline. In the next month you will receive a link to an online survey. Your answers will help determine what we focus on during this visioning process and ultimately determine where we go as a Department.

    The survey will be organized along the following 3 areas of critical importance to the current and future functioning of our department: Read more... »

  5. 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... »

  6. 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.

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  7. 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... »

  8. 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)

    Awards to be presented: Read more... »

  9. 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... »

  10. 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... »