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Quarterly is the magazine for alumni, friends, faculty and students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Quarterly is published four times a year by the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association and UW School of Medicine and Public Health and includes news, alumni profiles, student-life stories, class notes and more.


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Carla Pugh and student

The Next Frontier


Carla Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS, is an iconoclast, determined to simultaneously respect the long-held traditions of medical education while revolutionizing the field. Hers is a largely unconventional approach, but one for which the time has come. And few people are as determined and dedicated as she is to get the job done.


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Cengiz lab

Found in Translation


As part of the School of Medicine and Public Health’s ongoing transformation into a school of medicine and public health, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research supports the transition of knowledge into clinical practice, as described in its motto: “Accelerating discoveries toward better health.” The KL2 Scholars Program has made impressive contributions toward this vision.


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Manuel Santiago and Tracy Downs

Changing the World of Health Care


Tracy M. Downs, MD, and Manuel Santiago, MEd, who lead the Office of Multicultural Affairs, work with trainees from groups that are underrepresented in medical fields to help them fulfill their dreams—to enter health care and make a difference in the world.


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Bennett Vogelman 

Bennett Vogelman: One of a Kind


Bennett Vogelman, MD, has dedicated more than a quarter-century to teaching young doctors. In 1989, he became the director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program — and he is now among the longest serving residency directors in the United States.


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Class Notes

Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association

Last updated: 04/20/2015
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