Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, professor, General Internal Medicine, has been appointed to the Advisory Council for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, one of the 27 centers and institutes in the National Institutes of Health. The council performs second-level peer review of research and training grant applications to NIGMS...Read more
At an awards ceremony on November 30, 2021, UW Health recognized physicians who have demonstrated exceptional performance in clinical practice, education, or regional services and displayed a commitment to the UW Health mission, vision and values. The Department of Medicine had three award winners.Clinical Educator Award Read more
This year’s Fellowship Match Day on December 1, 2021, was a success for many of the Department of Medicine residents seeking subspecialty fellowships, as well as the department’s own fellowship programs.
Residency director, Andrew Coyle, MD, says he is excited to see so many residents remain at UW-Madison’s strong...Read more
Amy Kind, MD, PhD, professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology, has been named inaugural Associate Dean for Social Health Sciences and Programs at UW SMPH.
In this role, she will oversee and create synergies among the school’s current and future initiatives focused on the underlying mechanisms and the eradication of health disparities...Read more
1. Bal S, Malek E, Kansagra A, Usmani SZ, Vij R, Godby KN, Cornell RF, Kang Y, Umyarova E, Giri S, Chhabra S, Liedtke M, Callander NS, Hari P, Kumar S, Costa LJ. Treatment outcomes of triple class refractory multiple myeloma: a benchmark for new therapies. Leukemia. 2021.
In a new study designed to better understand and combat biofilm, a sticky, armor-like goo, that encases clusters of disease-causing organisms, David Andes, MD, professor, Infectious Disease, and his collaborators identified some of the key proteins in biofilms of the fungus Candida albicans that control both how they resist antifungal drugs...Read more
1. Arias F, Alegria M, Kind AJ, Jones RN, Travison TG, Marcantonio ER, Schmitt EM, Fong TG, Inouye SK. A framework of social determinants of health for delirium tailored to older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021.
2. Astor BC, Hirschman K, Kennedy J, Frinak S, Besarab A. Development and...