Philanthropy

On November 7, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine held an investiture ceremony to honor Loren Denlinger, MD, PhD , the recipient of the inaugural William W. and Judith H. Busse Endowed Professorship in Allergy and Asthma Research. The endowed professorship, which provides annual support to the holder...
This is the time of the year when the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Medicine buzzes with the energy of visits from hundreds of candidates applying for our residency and fellowship programs. From September through January, the best and brightest applicants visit our offices in their finest professional attire for...
Every research discovery starts somewhere. In the world of biomedical research, pilot projects are an essential first step in advancing new knowledge. They give investigators an opportunity to gather preliminary data and explore creative ideas that may lead to more robust grant support—and ultimately, outcomes that improve human health. In...
Throughout medicine, but especially in primary care, physicians recognize that social and community factors are often the strongest influencers of health. And often, underserved populations—those who experience cultural, linguistic, economic or physical barriers to care—need additional resources beyond the clinic walls to live healthy lives. At the University of Wisconsin...
For nearly a century, members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Medicine have worked together to heal patients, discover ways to advance care, and train the next generation of doctors dedicated to internal medicine and its related specialties. Founded in 1924, the department emerged as a university unit as...
Recently, leadership from UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health, in partnership from the medical advancement group at the UW Foundation, agreed to send a mailing to our patients in celebration of National Doctors' Day on March 30, 2019. National Doctors' Day is held every year on...
With sadness, the Department of Medicine marks the passing of philanthropist Edward J. “Ed” Felten (pictured at right) of Madison. Mr. Felten died on January 26, 2019 at the age of 80. Through gifts to the UW Carbon Cancer Center, he supported palliative care research by Toby Campbell, MD, MS...
With sadness, the Department of Medicine marks the passing of philanthropist George A. Mosher (pictured at right) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who died on January 31, 2019, at the age of 79. George and his wife Julie Mosher , who passed away in August, 2017, were instrumental in supporting the research...
On September 13, 2018, the 24th session of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s Mini Med School , which offers three public talks per year about medical research and clinical breakthroughs at UW-Madison, brought more than 600 people to campus to hear about improving digestive health. Four speakers...
The family of Katie Udelhofen-Clark, who died of leukemia in her early 30s, created a benefit event called We Believe in Katie to raise funding for cancer research. Udelhofen-Clark's life was extended by six months due to cancer treatment at UW. "Those six months for a thirty-year-old with her child,...