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...

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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...

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1. 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.
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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has selected 11 infectious disease (ID) programs for the first joint IDSA/CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship. The UW Department of Medicine Infectious Disease Fellowship was selected for the pilot program because of its...

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As another academic year comes to a close, the Department of Medicine is pleased to share where our residency graduates will continue their medical careers. Congratulations to each resident!

Categorical Track: Kirsten Alman, MD; Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, UW-Madison  Rosemary Bailey, MD; Infectious Disease Fellowship, UW-Madison Cassandra... Read more

A new study shows that Wisconsin’s only multidisciplinary clinic for lupus patients with suspected kidney disease cut the time to diagnosis by 40% and improved other measures of health care quality for those patients.

UW Health opened Wisconsin’s first multidisciplinary lupus clinic in early 2018. Along with her nephrology colleagues,...

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Patients experiencing dementia and dysphagia often need multidisciplinary care. However, this type of care often comes much later than the diagnosis, missing an opportunity to provide the most effective care.

To improve this model, Aaron Kuntz, MD, an advanced geriatrics fellow, is combining his experience from the Hospice and...

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1. Adi W, Biswas D, Shelef MA, Yesilkoy F. Multiplexed COVID-19 antibody quantification from human sera using label-free nanoplasmonic biosensors. Biomed Opt Express. 2022;13(4):2130-2143. 2. Amariti J, McGuire BD, Ogilvie AR, Beavers KM, Hansen KE, Schlussel Y, Walkup MP, Shapses SA. Older Women who are Overweight or Obese Have Vertebral...
Shannon C. Kenney, MD, the Wattawa Bascom Professor in Cancer Research and professor of medicine (Infectious Disease) and oncology, received the prestigious Henle Award from the Board of the International Association for Research on Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Associated Diseases. This award recognizes internationally renowned scientists that have made major...
Each year, the Sheehy Family Fund supports resident projects that give back to the community and uphold medicine’s core calling of service to humanity. Philanthropic supporters of the fund include Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, associate professor, Hospital Medicine, and her parents, Gregory Sheehy, MD, and Barbara Sheehy. Dr. Gregory Sheehy...
Three Department of Medicine faculty were recently recognized at Translational Science, the annual meeting of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) held April 20-22, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois. William Busse, MD, emeritus professor, Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, received the ACTS Edward H. Ahrens, Jr. Distinguished Investigator...
A recent study led by Meghan Brennan, MD, MS, assistant professor, Infectious Disease, found that rural patients who identify as Black are at increased risk of death or leg amputation due to diabetic foot ulcers. The study was published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network. Researchers...
After a truly remarkable career, the Department of Medicine is proud to honor Molly Carnes, MD, MS, professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology, who will retire on April 30, 2022. Throughout her time with the department, Dr. Carnes has been a champion for women in medicine, science, and engineering. From being the...
In April 2022, the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI) celebrates 30 years of helping people quit tobacco use. Founded by Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA, professor, General Internal Medicine – CTRI, and Timothy Baker, PhD, professor emeritus, General Internal Medicine – CTRI, UW-CTRI is nationally...
1. Abou-Ismail MY, Fraser R, Allbee-Johnson M, Metheny L, 3rd, Ravi G, Ahn KW, Bhatt NS, Lazarus HM, de Lima M, El Jurdy N, Hematti P, Beitinjaneh AM, Nishihori T, Badawy SM, Sharma A, Pasquini MC, Savani BN, Sorror ML, Stadtmauer EA, Chhabra S. Does recipient body mass index inform...
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine is excited to welcome the incoming internal medicine residents for the 2022-23 academic year. These new residents will join the residency program in June to further their medical careers. Congratulations to all! Categorical Anas Abed, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Paloma Cabral...
For decades, faculty and trainees thought that effective mentoring happened organically. But now, science and research have come to the field and are identifying the components that make mentoring effective. That is what Department of Medicine faculty learned in a new program that teaches the science of effective mentoring. The...