DFM Announcements

  1. Breaking the Bias Habit: A Workshop to Promote Racial Equity in Clinical and Work Settings

    The DFMCH 2020 Initiative and WISELI (Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute) wish to offer you a new workshop dedicated to the promotion of diversity and inclusion (see attached flier).  This workshop was designed by the WISELI team specifically at the request of the 2020 Initiative.  Before we open this unique workshop up to the greater UW School of Medicine and Public Health community, we wish to first invite all members of the DFMCH. Read more... »

  2. Northeast Clinic, Madison Fire Department Pilot Dryden Terrace Outreach Project

    On September 15, 2015, a small group of residents, faculty and staff from the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health met with residents of the Dryden Terrace apartments on Madison's northeast side as part of an outreach effort by the Madison Fire Department (MFD). Read more... »

  3. DFMCH Statewide Grand Rounds - November 4, 2015

    "The Happiest Baby on the Block"

    by Dr. Harvey Karp

    St. Mary's Conference Center ~ Bay 1

    12:00-12:30 pm - Lunch**

    12:30 - 1:30 pm - Presentation

    Dr. Karp’s presentation will explore an innovative strategy to calm infant crying and increase sleep.  Read more... »

  4. Getting Ready for the Vision Conference: What is Your WHY?

    DFMCH ReCHARGED is getting ready for a Vision Conference on September 17th.  As a department, we remain committed to our existing mission:

    “The vision of the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin and the nation through leadership in family medicine education, clinical practice, research and community service.”  Read more... »

  5. Fam Med 701: Perspectives in Multidisciplinary Clinical and Translational Research

    Course Director:
    David Rabago, MD – Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

    Course Description:
    Translational medical research facilitates the movement of findings from basic science to practical applications that enhance human health and well-being. Read more... »

  6. Task Force Updates

    Wellness Task Force Update

    May the force be with you! In this case, Yoda is talking about wellness and resilience. Once the story telling and laughter simmered just a bit, the members of the wellness and resilience task force got down to business.  We've met as a group twice so far, and in this time, we've accomplished a lot.  Two task force members took on researching what our own institution is doing and what other institutions are doing in terms of building wellness and resilience for their employees. Read more... »

  7. DFMCH Celebration and Thanks

    45th Anniversary Celebration


    DFMCH Celebration and Thanks

    This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Department of Family Medicine and name change to include Community Health.  We are excited to announce several events to celebrate this special occasion.

    Read more... »

  8. Farley/Frey & Fall 2015 Events

    Just a reminder of some upcoming events for the DFMCH:

    Farley/Frey Event

    Date/Time: Wednesday, September 16, 5:00-8:00 PM
    Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, Madison, Wisconsin Read more... »

  9. DFMCH ReCHARGED Strategic Planning Update - Task Force Members

    The DFMCH ReCHARGED Steering Group has established task forces to research and problem-solve around the top three operational issues that were identified through the Opportunities Conference and the existing data (from the survey this spring, past listening sessions and interviews).

    We are happy to announce the following Task Forces and members: Read more... »

  10. 2015 Racial Justice Summit

    From a Moment to a Movement: Building the Beloved Community October 1-2 at the Concourse Hotel.

    Please consider registering at:

    http://www.ywcamadison.org/site/c.cuIWLiO0JqI8E/b.7968025/k.6E89/Racial_Justice_Summit.htm Read more... »