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Education
November 22, 2021

UW School of Medicine and Public Health honors Native American Heritage Month

November marks Native American Heritage Month in the United States and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health reaffirms its commitment to advancing the health of Native Americans and increasing the representation of Native Americans in the health care workforce.

Nasia Safdar
Education
September 29, 2021

Nasia Safdar named inaugural associate dean for clinical trials

Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for clinical trials and the research director of the new Wisconsin Medicine Institute for Clinical Trials, a joint venture between the school and UW Health.

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Education
March 19, 2021

Match Day 2021 brings news of next chapter for UW medical students

In a day filled with excitement for the future, UW School of Medicine and Public Health medical students in the class of 2021 were matched into their clinical residency training programs on Friday, March 19.

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Education
August 21, 2020

New medical students welcomed to UW in virtual White Coat Ceremony

Physicians must be resilient and adaptable. These qualities were on full display as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health welcomed incoming medical students in a virtual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 21.

Education
March 26, 2020

New master’s degree in health informatics meets industry need

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has introduced a new online Master of Science in Clinical and Health Informatics. Housed in the School of Medicine and Public Health, the degree meets the growing needs of the health informatics industry.

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Education
November 27, 2019

UW rural medical education program announces latest students

Students from Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota have earned spots in the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine.

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Education
November 19, 2019

Native American Center for Health Professions receives $1 million grant renewal for student recruitment, support

A University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health center will once again be the recipient of a competitive national grant to recruit American Indian and Alaska Native students into the field of medicine.

Education
August 14, 2019

Q&A: Marcia Slattery on Clinical Continuing Education

Marcia Slattery, M.D., MHSc, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics in the School of Medicine and Public Health, was recently appointed Clinical Continuing Education Director in the Office of Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Public Health (OCPD). In this role, Dr. Slattery will serve as a champion for accredited interprofessional continuing education, providing physician leadership and clinical consultation for OCPD.

Education
July 5, 2019

Physician assistant program could expand to UW-Platteville

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville and UW–Madison are exploring a new collaboration aimed at addressing a shortage of physician assistants in underserved rural areas.

Education
June 11, 2019

William Calkins honored with Max Fox Award for medical education

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health will bestow the prestigious 2018 Max Fox Preceptor Award to a family practice doctor from Westby.

Jonathan Temte
Education
May 23, 2019

Jonathan Temte named associate dean for public health and community engagement

A key player in nationwide vaccine policy with a passion for connecting medical research with community needs, Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD, MS, will serve as the next associate dean for public health and community engagement at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Education
May 20, 2019

2019 graduates come full circle as health sciences programs celebrate commencement

Four years ago, Arian Frost was a first-year medical student standing in line at Memorial Union waiting to go on stage as her grandmother watched.