DFM Announcements

  1. New Faculty Announcement: Priyanka Kalapurayil, MD MPH

    We are pleased Dr. Kalapurayil, MD MPH, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as an Assistant Professor CHS.

    Starting September 1, 2017, Dr. Kalapurayil will be providing patient care at the Verona Clinic and mentoring residents. Read more... »

  2. 2017 Farley Lecture / Frey Writing Award Winners

    Date/Time: Sept. 13, 2017 - 5:30-8:00 PM

    Location: Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center - Madison, WI

    "Beyond the Walls of Traditional Care: How Innovation, New Care Models and Community Collaborations are Changing the Way We Work"

    Presentation by Nick Turkal, MD

    2017 John J. Frey III, MD Award Winners

    On behalf of the DFMCH Awards Committee, we are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s John J. Frey III, MD Writing Awards: Read more... »

  3. Towards Right Care

    Worth a Read

    What would “Right Care” look like? Read more... »

  4. “Charged Up” Strategic Planning Brief 5/26/17

    “Charged Up” Strategic Planning Brief, May 26, 2017

    Staff Performance Development - Engage, support and empower people to constantly learn and develop their skills based upon a robust and respectful feedback environment


    On April 26th, the Executive Team voted to close the Staff Performance Development task force. The task force set out to accomplish the following core goals: Read more... »

  5. New Faculty Announcement: Andrew Quanbeck, PhD

    We are pleased Andrew Quanbeck, PhD, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as an Assistant Professor.

    Starting March 1, 2017, Dr. Quanbeck will be conducting research in the area of health systems engineering and health economic analysis, as well as assisting the Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) to advance dissemination and implementation of research and activities in health sciences. Read more... »

  6. Whole Health in Your Practice: Exploring New Paths to Patient-Centered Care at UW Health

    May 23-24, 2017

    Location: 1102 South Park St., Large Conference Room

    Welcome to the Whole Health at UW Health Website!  This web page is designed to accompany the 2-day conference on the Whole Health model of care held May 23-24, at 1102 South Park.  The course was made possible through collaborative efforts of UW Health Employee Wellness, UW Integrative Health, and Wellness at The American Center.  Read more... »

  7. New Faculty Announcement: Jamie Kling, DO

    We are pleased Jamie Kling, DO, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
    Starting April 1, 2017, Dr. Kling will be caring for patients in the UW Health Portage Clinic, teaching medical students and other learners, and participating in med/peds faculty call and nursing home care, in addition to serving as an educator in the statewide DO residency program.
    Dr. Kling has a medical degree from Des Moines University – Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.
  8. "Charged Up" Strategic Planning Brief 4/28/17

    “Charged Up” Strategic Planning Brief, April 28, 2017

    Wellness and Resiliency -Implement departmental and site-specific wellness and resilience activities in conjunction with UW and UW Health to support a healthy and resilient workforce.

    Update:  Read more... »

  9. DFMCH McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Awards Event

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    5:15-6:00 PM - Reception

    6:00-6:30 PM - Dinner

    6:30-8:00 PM - Awards

    Please join us at the Monona Terrace (1 Nolen Drive, Madison, WI), for our annual event honoring these award winners:

    Read more... »

  10. Primary Care Building Blocks

    The UW DFMCH is honored to have Tom Bodenheimer, MDvisit this week to discuss his work on building teams in primary care. He has identified the 10 Building Blocks of High-Performing Primary Careteams:

    ·      Engaged Leadership, Creating a Practice-wide Vision With Concrete Goals and Objectives

    ·      Data Driven Improvement Using Computer-Based Technology Read more... »