Latest news

Free clinic run by medical students celebrates 30th year unlike any other

07/29/2021

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s student-run free community clinic system, MEDiC, was poised to enter its 30th year in 2021 reflecting on its past. Instead, the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers and studen...

UW shows strong presence at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

07/27/2021

The world’s largest and most prestigious Alzheimer’s disease conference is underway this week, and UW Alzheimer’s disease researchers are attending in high numbers, leading several important discussions.

Dr. Ann Sheehy named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow

07/20/2021

In recognition of her expertise as a physician and work addressing health equity issues, Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine, was named a Robert Wood John...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health named as inaugural site for national LGBTQ+ health care fellowship program

07/20/2021

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has been selected by the American Medical Association Foundation as the inaugural institution for the National LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program aimed at transforming the health eq...

Statewide Partnership Awarded $3 Million to Address Health Disparities in Wisconsin

07/19/2021

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment and Wisconsin Partnership Program partner to support new collaboration to measure, monitor, and reduce health disparities.

Innovative UW Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Clinic seeks to identify rare genetic conditions

07/19/2021

The UW Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health recently opened its first patient clinic, the UW Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Clinic, which is for people with undiagnosed genetic diseases, crea...

NFL awards UW researchers $4 million to lead study on hamstring injuries

07/15/2021

A team of researchers led by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health was awarded a four-year, $4 million grant by the National Football League to study the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries for elite football ...

Wisconsin Partnership Program invites applications for New Investigator Program grants

07/14/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites eligible faculty to submit a preliminary application for a New Investigator Program grant. Awards are up to $150,000 over two years.

Jason Stephenson named associate dean for multicultural affairs for health professions learners

07/13/2021

Jason Stephenson, MD, associate professor of radiology, will be the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s associate dean for multicultural affairs for health professions learners effective Aug. 1, 2021.

Vanessa Sperandio named chair of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

07/06/2021

Vanessa Sperandio, PhD, an expert in the cellular interactions that take place between mammals and microbes, will join the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as the chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immu...

Wisconsin Partnership Program accepting applications for 2021 Community Impact Grant Program

07/01/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has released its 2021 Community Impact Grants Program Request for Partnerships. 

Groundbreaking phase 3 Alzheimer’s clinical trial at UW in need of volunteers

06/29/2021

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting volunteers for a study testing an investigational treatment that aims to help prevent the earliest memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease.

Future of public health: Masks will be here to stay

06/24/2021

From clinical settings to factory floors, masks may have a place in society for some time to come.

Nation’s only rural OB-GYN residency program celebrates first trainee

06/14/2021

Dr. Laura McDowell will soon have a special place in American medical history.

Seven UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty honored with university fellowships

06/11/2021

Seven faculty members in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for 2021-22.
Quarterly magazine
Quarterly, the magazine for alumni, friends, faculty and students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, includes news, alumni profiles, student-life stories, class notes and more.

Upcoming events

Covid-19 notice

Any in-person events must follow campus policy for schools/colleges/divisions and student organizations.

Adding events

The School of Medicine and Public Health community is welcome to submit events for inclusion in this calendar. Learn how