Announcements: Department Updates

  1. 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... »

  2. 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... »

  3. 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... »

  4. 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... »

  5. 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 »

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  6. Making the Connection Conference: Feb. 28 & Mar. 1, 2014

    Environmental Health Across the Lifespan

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

    Place, Dates and Times

    Health Sciences Learning Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Room 1325)
    750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705
    Friday, February 28, 2014 (12:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Dinner reception from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
    Saturday, March 1, 2014 (8:30 am – 3:00 pm) Read more... »

  7. In Memoriam: Jeffrey J. Patterson, DO

    Update: A Celebration of Jeff's Life will be held from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, February 23. 2014 at the First Unitarian Society Church, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, WI 53705.

    Jeffrey J. Patterson D.O., age 67, of Madison, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York. Funeral arrangements are with Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb, Wis. Phone: (608) 437-5077

    Jeffrey J. Patterson, DO

    Jeffrey Patterson, DO, addresses the audience after receiving a Faculty Excellence Award at the 2009 Renner / Hansen Ceremony.

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  8. Call for Nominations for 2014 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 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
    • Vogel Scholarship
    • Founders Award
    • McGovern-Tracy Scholars Award

    Special Note: In addition, to the awards above, the “Dr. Lester Brillman Mentorship in Family Medicine Award” will be given to faculty member and/or community preceptors who nurture and sustain student interest in Family Medicine.

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

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  9. Faculty Profile: Christine Athmann, MD

    We are pleased Christine Athmann, MD, has joined the Department of Family Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor. 

    Starting in October, Christine has been providing patient care and medical student education at UW Health Sun Prairie Clinic.  Read more... »

  10. Faculty Profile: Maggie Larson, DO

    We are pleased Maggie Larson, DO, has joined the Department of Family Medicine as an Assistant Professor (CHS).

    Starting in September, Maggie has been providing patient care and resident education at UW Health Verona Family Medicine Clinic.  Read more... »