Karen Peterson retires from Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association after two decades of leadership

Peterson proudly counts the number of Homecoming Weekends she has celebrated while leading the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association — 21 as of October 2021.

Sarah Rothschild becomes new Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association executive director

Since 2014, Rothschild has been the director of constituent relations for the University of Virginia’s Medical Alumni Association and Medical School Foundation.

How UW-Madison’s spirit of innovation helped launch the 'War on Cancer'

In 1972, UW-Madison, an institution already on the cutting edge of cancer research, created the UW Clinical Cancer Center.

Wisconsin’s Mary Lasker a driving force behind National Cancer Act

Lasker is widely credited as one of the driving forces behind the National Cancer Act.

Ellen Wald earns Folkert Belzer Award for dedication to patients, faculty and staff

The lifetime achievement award recognizes an outstanding individual who has had a pivotal impact on the school and the people and populations it serves.

Medical students collaborate to celebrate diversity and address injustices

Kevin Franco Valle and Liana Aubrey Dawson created the virtual Lights for Life Vigil, which brought together students, faculty and staff of color, plus many other supporters.

MEDiC Free Clinic System Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Since opening its first clinic in 1991, MEDiC has partnered with various community organizations to expand health care access among medically underserved populations.

Essay: Vaccine trials in prisons? An unethical response to high prison infection rates

Fourth-year medical student Evalina Bond received the 2021 Dr. Norman Fost Award for the Best Medical Student Bioethics Essay.