Philanthropy

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,...
David Andes, MD (pictured at right), professor and head, Infectious Disease, is the inaugural appointee named to the Dr. William A. Craig Endowed Professorship. The professorship was made possible by the establishment of an endowment fund by colleagues, collaborators, and industry partners of the late Dr. Craig to honor his...
For nearly a century, members of the UW-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 the medical...
Photo caption (above): Nygil Matthews, DPN, tests reflexes of a volunteer for an Alzheimer’s disease study. Matthews is a research nurse practitioner with the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Pop quiz! What disease is the sixth most common cause of death, affects over...
The intensity of residency training is marked by three years of extraordinarily long hours, with trainees immersed in attaining clinical skills and caring for patients. In the midst of this intensity, dedicating time to the underserved population of Madison – those who face a shortage of primary care health services...
Philanthropic support of the Department of Medicine enables us to pursue our mission with vigor. Our ability to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin and beyond through high quality, patient-centered care, innovative research, and education of the next generation of physicians is strengthened by these gifts, and we...