Announcements: Department Updates

  1. 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... »

  2. 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... »

  3. 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... »

  4. 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... »

  5. Race to Equity Session: Wed, Aug. 6, 7:30-8:30am

    Please join us on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 7:30-8:30am.The authors of the Race to Equity report will present a talk at the Primary Care Conference In Bay 6 at St. Mary’s Hospital: Read more... »

  6. Accepting Submissions for the 2014 John J. Frey, MD, Writing Award

    The DFM Awards Committee is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual John J. Frey, MD, Writing Awards to recognize individuals in the DFM for their creative writing contributions. Read more... »

  7. Continuing Medical Education - June 17, 2014

    CME: Advanced Practice Provider Grand Rounds
    Chronic Pain, Opioids, & Addiction: Assessing and Managing Risk
    Presented by:
    Dr. Randall Brown, MD, PhD, FASAM
    Department of Family Medicine
    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    7 AM – 8 AM
    HSLC 1345 and live webcast

    All Advanced Practice Providers Invited and Encouraged to Attend

    We gratefully acknowledge the University of Wisconsin-Medical Foundation for financial support and Department of Surgery for administrative support of this educational series. Read more... »

  8. Family Medicine Research Course Offered - Fall 2015

    The Department of Family Medicine will again be offering the course titled "Perspectives in Multidisciplinary Clinical and Translational Research" for the 2015 Fall semester. Translational medical research facilitates the movement of findings from basic science to practical applications that enhance human health and well-being. The course instructor is David Rabago, MD, Associate Research Director, Department of Family Medicine. Read more... »

  9. The Rise of Patient Experiences: Evidence, Distraction, or Final Arbiter

    Sue Ziebland

    University of Oxford  
    Professor of Medical Sociology
    Director of Health Experiences Research Group

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

    Refreshments will be available after the lecture. Read more... »

  10. DFM Faculty Development Workshop - April 30, 2014

    Please join us for a DFM Faculty Development Workshop.

    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Time: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

    Location: Pyle Center 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

    Schedule: Tentative agenda (Updated: 4/23/2014)

    Register online »

    Read more... »