The emotional difficulties of caring for the gravely ill were not a surprise to Tom Miller, MD, MFA, a fellow in the University of Wisconsin Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship, but that does little to lessen the burden. “Difficult cases are difficult cases.” Miller says. “Young patients or patients with...Read more
Noelle LoConte, MD, associate professor, Hematology, Oncology and Pallative Care, and colleague Randall Kimple, MD, PhD, associate professor, Department of Human Oncology, both pictured, are among 18 specialty editors of Clinical Care Advances 2020: Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer From the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
The report highlights the...Read more
Each year, the Department of Medicine honors employee accomplishments through its Academic and University Staff Outstanding Performance Awards program.
In September, department faculty and staff were invited to nominate candidates for the 2019 awards. The four winners received a certificate of appreciation and attended a breakfast celebration on January 27, 2020, with central administration leadership and Elizabeth (Betsy) Trowbridge, MD...Read more
Jeniel Nett, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Infectious Disease, has been awarded approximately $2.6 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health–National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R01 award) for her project, "Mechanism(s) of pathogenicity for Candida auris."
In the project, Nett's team aims to uncover the molecular mechanism of how the...Read more
“Everything is about trying to enroll patients and making it as convenient for them as possible.”
For Kendra Haight, BSN, RN, associate clinical nurse specialist, Infectious Disease, that one sentence describes her role in a nutshell.
Haight coordinates several clinical trials led by Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, professor, Infectious...Read more
Fond memories of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, coupled with a strong desire to support rheumatology research and education, have inspired Dr. William and Mrs. Betty Yount, pictured at right, to establish a planned gift in the Division of Rheumatology in the UW–Madison Department of Medicine.
A nationally acclaimed immunologist and...Read more