Education
September 21, 2017

The Ladder: Step up for diversity and inclusion at SMPH

As part of its strategic plan for diversity and inclusion, UW School of Medicine and Public Health is partnering with The Ladder, a national community-based mentorship and health education pathway program. SMPH will function as a branch of The Ladder, which was started in Minnesota in 2012, by Renee Crichlow, MD. The program will officially launch at SMPH in Summer 2018.

Education
September 21, 2017

UW School of Medicine and Public Health prepares for mock site visit

This month’s LCME activities focus on readiness for a mock LCME accreditation survey that will take place Oct. 15–18. For the mock survey, SMPH has selected four external experts to conduct a site visit that will serve as an early dress rehearsal for our official LCME accreditation visit in April 2018.

Mary McSweeney
Education
July 6, 2017

From applicant to assistant dean of admissions, Mary McSweeney comes full circle

Mary McSweeney, MD, once went through the application process to get into the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health – then called simply the Medical School. Now she will be the person overseeing the recruitment and selection of the next generation of medical students at the school.

Education
October 16, 2015

On Call: Catching Up With Three Neurosurgeons

What have graduates of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health been up to lately? Three medical school alumni who are neurological surgeons share their stories.

Clinical teacher Josh Medow
Education
October 2, 2015

Josh Medow: Critical care for the brain

At Joshua Medow’s first job, in the Neurocritical Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital, he saves lives. His patients have endured strokes, car accidents and shootings.