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View Some of Our Favorite Photos of 2013

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is a dynamic, diverse institution, evidenced by our dedicated faculty, staff and students who are shaping the future of healthcare.


While it's impossible to easily summarize all of the elements that make our school great, what follows are 15 of our favorite photos from 2013 that exemplify our missions of education, patient care, research and community service. The images were shot by John Maniaci of UW Health marketing and public affairs, Todd Brown and John Wingren of Media Solutions, and medical student Matthew Kutz.


We hope you enjoy these photos, and we hope you're looking forward to 2014. On Wisconsin!


Future Surgeons?

Science Expedition

The School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Hospital and Clinics participated in the annual UW-Madison Science Expeditions, which included a hands-on tour of the clinical simulation facility.



Better Check That Heartbeat

Bucky and student

Medical student Karen Flores Rosario checks Bucky Badger’s heartbeat. The Class of 2017 made a meaningful connection with alumni through the gift of a stethoscope.



The Art of Science

Zhang lab

This colorful image from the lab of Su-Chun Zhang shows neurons (red) and glial cells (green, supporting cells in the brain) from human embryonic stem cells.



A Perfect Match

Match Day

Match Day could not have gone any better for Natalie Weisensel. Not only did she learn her residency location, she got a marriage proposal from (then boyfriend) Brandon O'Neill (now fiance).



Honored for Community Service

Spencer Foreman Award

Less-than-perfect weather conditions couldn't dampen our spirits as Dean Robert Golden presented the Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service to UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank during a Badgers football game.



One Last Photo with Bucky


New doctors pose with Bucky Badger after graduation. Their careers may take them far from Madison, but they'll always be Badgers.



Learning About Mindfulness


Even in the hectic life of a medical student, it's important to slow down once in a while. About 20 students learned about the fundamentals of mindfulness, which has benefits including clarity of mind, better listening skills, greater empathy and an increased sense of connectedness.



Great Cast of Characters

PA students

A group of students in our Physician Assistant Program show off their "broken" limbs after successfully learning how to prepare a cast.



White Coat Welcome

White Coat Ceremony

The MD Program Class of 2017 participated in an annual rite of passage: the White Coat Ceremony, which signifies their entry into the medical profession.



Precision Required

Cancer research

Yongjun Yan of the Department of Medical Physics carefully labels tumor-targeting compounds with radioactive isotopes.



Easy-to-Use Flu Facts

Heather Lukolyo

Heather Lukolyo helped develop a booklet that uses simple language to make it easier for people with low literacy to grasp the importance of getting flu immunizations.



Our Proud Campus

Health sciences campus

From the rooftop of Rennebohm Hall, one has a perfect view of the Health Sciences Learning Center, Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research and UW Hospital and Clinics.



The Wisconsin Idea in Action

Milwaukee outreach event

Dean Robert Golden speaks at an outreach event in Milwaukee. He talked about our Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health (TRIUMPH) program, which is addressing health disparities in urban areas.



Slowing Down? Not This Guy

Don Schalch

Don Schalch, professor emertius, is a longtime mentor to our students. Though he retired in 1999, he volunteers as the medical director and regular attending physician for MEDiC, our network of student-run free clinics. Now in his 80s, he still regularly rides his bike.



Leading by Example

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a student in our MD/PhD program, is well on his way to a career as an outstanding physician/scientist. But he also wants to have a positive impact on others. “What I care about is the generation behind me and whether they can succeed. As I succeed, I need to turn around and bring someone else with me," he says.

Date Published: 12/20/2013

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