In keeping with a tradition of excellence, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine learners and faculty presented lectures and posters, and received several awards, at the annual American College of Physicians (ACP) Wisconsin Chapter Scientific Meeting, held in Wisconsin Dells on September 9-10, 2022.

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Sjögren’s Disease is a systemic autoimmune disease typified by three cardinal symptoms—pain and dryness (including but not limited to mouth and eyes) and general fatigue. Patients’ experiences, however, are anything but uniform. Appearing in unexpected clusters or on their own, symptoms can range from mild to debilitating, and frequently do...

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If you’re looking to create and maintain a research project, the Department of Medicine’s Office of Research Services (ORS) can provide vital support at every stage.

“We’re here to assist our faculty, scientists and researchers throughout the life cycle of projects, from conception to proposal submission, award management and analysis...

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Ukrainian-born Nataliya Uboha, MD, PhD, associate professor (CHS), Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, was relieved her own family safely evacuated Ukraine when Russian forces invaded. But as they've watched the destruction continue to unfold, she and her husband have worked to find ways to support those who stayed behind...

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1. Abebe HT, Mulugeta A, Berhe Y, Berhane K, Siraj A, Siraj D, Aregawi M, Fseha B, Mohamedniguss Ebrahim M, Hintsa S, Gebre H, Mohammed AH, Godefay H. Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Northern Ethiopia: A retrospective analysis. PLoS One. 2022;17(8):e0271124.

2. Aziz F, Parajuli S...

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The Department of Medicine is proud to honor Karen Hansen, MD, MS, professor, Rheumatology, who will retire on October 7, 2022.

Dr. Hansen completed medical school, residency and chief residency at UW–Madison, followed by a rheumatology fellowship at Duke. She joined the DOM faculty in September 2001 and has...

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For the 11th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and UW Health East Madison Hospital, as No. 1 in Wisconsin on its Best Hospitals list.

This achievement reflects the remarkable care provided by physicians and staff, as well as UW...

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Lab-grown human heart cells provide a powerful tool to understand and potentially treat heart disease. However, the methods to produce human heart cells from pluripotent stem cells are not optimal. Fortunately, a new study from researchers in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Stem Cell &...
Anderson CL, Munawar S, Reilly L, Kamp TJ, January CT, Delisle BP, Eckhardt LL. How Functional Genomics Can Keep Pace With VUS Identification. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2022;9:900431. Barber CE, Bartels CM. Making Sense of Multimorbidity in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022. Bashiri FS, Caskey JR, Mayampurath A, Dussault...
Francisco Alvarado, PharmD, PhD, assistant professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, was accepted into the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Centennial Scholars/Centennial Clinicians Program.  Dr. Alvarado’s research aims to better understand the mechanisms of heart disease, especially calcium-dependent arrhythmias and structural cardiomyopathies. Learn more about him and his...
A team co-led by Vincent Cryns, MD, professor and chief, Endocrinology and Diabetes, and Richard A. Anderson, PhD, professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Training Program, has found that two of the most common genetic changes that cause cells to become cancerous...
As another academic year begins, four new chief residents have taken on leadership roles in the internal medicine residency program. Chief residency is an additional one-year experience that offers a blend of clinical education and mentoring, patient care and administration. Follow the links to learn more about each chief: John...
The Department of Medicine is proud to honor Ann Schmidt, MD, clinical professor, General Internal Medicine, who will retire on July 22, 2022. Dr. Schmidt joined the Department of Medicine in 1990. She is a member of the Association of Chiefs in Internal Medicine, was an original member and subsequent...
Amjadi MF, Adyniec RR, Gupta S, Bashar SJ, Mergaert AM, Braun KM, Moreno GK, O'Connor DH, Friedrich TC, Safdar N, McCoy SS, Shelef MA. Anti-membrane antibodies persist at least one year and discriminate between past COVID-19 infection and vaccination. J Infect Dis. 2022. Baker TB, Burris JL, Fiore MC. Helping...
After two years of virtual ceremonies, the Department of Medicine celebrated the internal medicine residency graduates in person at Union South on June 12, 2022. The ceremony included remarks from the program director, Andrew Coyle, MD, and department chair, Lynn Schnapp, MD, and concluded with an awards presentation, found below...
Sarah Ahrens, MD, clinical associate professor, Hospital Medicine, commitment to mentorship helped guide Carmel Assa, MD, a 2022 UW SMPH graduate, and Lydia Buzzard, a third-year medical student, through the prestigious Sarnoff Fellowship. The Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellowship offers medical students the opportunity to spend a year conducting biomedical...
Afshar M, Sharma B, Dligach D, Oguss M, Brown R, Chhabra N, Thompson HM, Markossian T, Joyce C, Churpek MM, Karnik NS. Development and multimodal validation of a substance misuse algorithm for referral to treatment using artificial intelligence (SMART-AI): a retrospective deep learning study. Lancet Digit Health. 2022;4(6):e426-e435. Al Mukaddim...