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Two University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine faculty members— Dawd Siraj, MD, MPH , professor (CHS), Infectious Disease, and Daniel Shirley, MD, MS , assistant professor (CHS), Infectious Disease (pictured above)—traveled to Ethiopia this summer to advise public-health leaders on ways to improve preparedness for a potential Ebola outbreak. Although...
In keeping with an annual tradition of excellence, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine faculty and residents—and two UW School of Medicine and Public Health students—received awards and presented lectures and posters at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Wisconsin Chapter 2019 Scientific Meeting, held in Wisconsin Dells on September...
This summer, 19 University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine faculty members from seven divisions mentored 25 UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) students in the Shapiro Summer Research Program . In the program, students collaborate with faculty mentors for an eight- to 10-week, hypothesis-driven project. Topics span a...
Every year, UW Health recognizes the physicians, advanced practice providers, and clinic teams who demonstrate the highest levels of patient experience excellence in an ambulatory setting as recognized by their patients through patient survey data. Outstanding frontline staff are also honored with patient experience awards, following a nomination and evaluation...
On June 10, 2018, a ceremony was held for the graduating class of Internal Medicine residents at Union South on the UW-Madison campus. The ceremony included remarks by Alexis Eastman, MD , clinical assistant professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology. For a photo gallery from graduation, click here . The following housestaff...
Health researchers have compiled a searchable map of obesity in America’s Dairyland by ZIP code, and the picture is alarming. Wisconsin is the first state with a detailed ZIP code-level obesity map based on electronic health record data, meaning it is based on height and weight measurements taken when people...
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health is teaming up with its statewide partners to enroll people in a new precision medicine research program, which opened nationally in early May. The school is an enrollment site for the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program. The program...
As an English major, Amanda Wemmer performed literary analysis on written works, looking closely at elements such as plot and characters to see how they affect the whole. As a medical coding professional, Wemmer does something quite similar: she looks closely at records of medical procedures, breaking down the story...
Richard Page, MD , George R. and Elaine Love Professor and chair, Department of Medicine, has been selected as president-elect of Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Council of the Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). APM represents department chairs of internal medicine at medical schools, vice chairs, chairs at...
After serving on the Financial Services team of the Department of Medicine since 2011, Ronald Ravel, CPA, will be departing on March 30, 2018 to accept a position as Senior Director of Financial Administration and Compliance at the University of Wyoming. "Over the past six and a half years, he...