DFM Announcements

  1. Faculty Development Digest


    The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee kicked off a lunchtime series entitled: It starts with me: Conversations about Identity, Privilege and Intersectionality. The next session is September 1st. Read more... »

  2. Come Hear the Stories of Young Adults with Depression

    See how this new web-based resource can help patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers learn from patients' experiences as told in their own words. More details. Read more... »

  3. Eau Claire Family Medicine names Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016

    Dr. Terry McCanna, an ophthalmologist with Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic, was recently voted Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016 by UW Health Eau Claire Family Medicine residents. Read more... »

  4. Faculty Profile: Miguel Gamez, MD, MPH

    We are pleased Miguel Gamez, MD, MPH, has joined the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

    Since April of 2016, Dr. Gamez has been providing patient care and teaching clinical care to medical students at UW Health Urgent Care Centers. Read more... »

  5. Seeking Nominations for DFMCH Strategic Process Oversight Committee (SPOC) Members


    In 2014, the DFMCH began a strategic planning process with the support of the Executive Team. A 10 person steering group composed of members of the DFMCH was formed. This group helped guide the initial phase of the strategic planning process from the fall of 2014 to the present. They implemented a department-wide survey in January 2015 to determine what should be the next steps for the DFMCH.   In 2015, the Steering Group helped organize three Blue Sky Conferences to think about the possibilities for the DFMCH. Read more... »

  6. Arboretum Cleanup a Success!

    Arboretum Service Days

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Arboretum Clean Up on April 16 as part of the DFMCH’s Days of Service.  The weather was perfect and the Arboretum staff appreciated the help. The focus of this cleanup was at the Oak Savanna Restoration.  Thanks again to the following DFMCH members who worked to cut brush and remove invasive garlic mustard and planted Canadian rye seed. Read more... »

  7. Register for the McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Event - May 11, 2016

    You and a guest are invited to attend the 2016 McGovern-Tracy Student Scholars Awards on Wednesday, May 11, 5:30-8:00 PM at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Register Online.

    Join your colleagues and friends for this wonderful evening celebrating and honoring the accomplishments of medical student and resident award winners.

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  8. Days of Service: DFMCH Volunteers Clear Section of Ice Age Trail

    Ice Age Trail Service Days

    On Saturday, March 5, 2016, a small group from the DFMCH volunteered to help clear a section of the Ice Age Trail off of Highway PB in Verona. They worked with Dave Lonsdorf, a former DFMCH faculty member from Wingra Clinic, to clear invasive trees – buckthorns – from the trail and burn seven large piles of brush.   Read more... »

  9. YWCA Donation Drive a Success!

    YWCA Donations

    Thanks to everyone who participated in the YWCA household item donation drive this February as part of the DFMCH’s Days of Service. The accompanying photo shows just a part of the donations – there was more that didn’t fit in the photo! We dropped off all of the donations at the YWCA on Friday, February 26.

    The next DFMCH Days of Service event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5. We’ll be doing outdoor cleanup on the "Moraine Kettles" preserve, located in Verona along the Ice Age Trail. Read more... »

  10. DFMCH Days of Service Make a Difference

    The DFMCH held the first Days of Service activity on Monday, January 18, 2016, at the Second Harvest Food Bank. In three hours, DFMCH faculty and staff volunteers packaged over 10,000 pounds of turkey sausage patties for the largest food bank in southwestern Wisconsin. They had a great time working together, and their efforts helped people throughout the region get enough food to live healthy lives. Read more... »