Oct. 3 - During National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Harini Aiyer, PhD presented at the University of Louisville on “At the Nexus of Education and Immigration: Career Options for International Graduates and Postdocs in Life Sciences”. Digital Journal
Sept. 24 - ConnectStoughton.com profiles Stoughton, WI, native Michelle Storage, an MCW graduate student in interdisciplinary biomedical sciences. As an undergraduate at UW-Whitewater, Connect Stoughton
Sept. 15 - The AMA Wire, a publication of the American Medical Association, profiles Dr. Kenneth Simons on why he serves as a leader in the association. Dr. Simons is an alternate delegate for the AMA’s Section on Medical Schools. AMA Wire
June 30 - A Wausau Daily News editorial endorses grants of approximately $500,000 from MCW and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to develop a psychiatric residency training program in Central Wisconsin, beginning in 2017. Wausau Daily Herald
June 23 - MCW is providing $185,000 in support of the development of a Central Wisconsin psychiatric residency program. The MCW funds supplement a $370,000 award to North Central Health Care from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services. Wausau Daily Herald
June 04 - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has awarded two grants of more than $370,000 each to develop MCW psychiatry residency programs in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay.
June 03 - Jessica Zigman MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology resident, has received the 2014 Jessica S. Lin Award for Clinical Excellence by a Resident Physician. This award recognizes an individual entering the final year of residency training for his/her outstanding clinical and academic performance.
While much is influenced by external forces, the strength and success of primary care in the years to come may depend on individual choice, adaptation and the development of new ideas. In the third and final installment of this multipart series, alumni discuss the future directions of primary care.
Apr 24 - Bradley Burmeister, an MD candidate at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, wrote a student perspective of Match Day for the university’s website. Burmeister was matched with his first choice program in Emergency Medicine at MCW. Michigan State University Today
Apr 24 - Beginning July 1, 2015, MCW will join ThedaCare and Ministry Health Care in assuming responsibility for the Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program, currently overseen by UW School of Medicine and Public Health. PostCrescent.com
April 16 - The Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program will transition from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to a consortium of healthcare institutions consisting of ThedaCare, Ministry Health Care (which includes Affinity Health System) and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Apr 8 - Fourth-year Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Bradley Burmeister, who matched into Emergency Medicine at MCW, advises medical students prepping for the Match to apply broadly in their specialty. AMA Wire
Apr 3 - An article in the Peshtigo Times reports on the shortage of psychiatrists in northern Wisconsin and the announcement that MCW has secured about half the funding needed to start a new residency program in Green Bay that will train future psychiatrists. Peshtigo Times
Mar 26 - At Match Day on March 21, 54 (29.5 percent) of the 178 MCW graduating medical students learned that they will remain in Wisconsin for their residency training. WauwatosaNOW
Already extremely active with his alma mater, a Medical College of Wisconsin alumnus has made a substantial gift to establish an endowed chair supporting teaching and training in orthopaedic surgery at MCW.
Mar 7 - The Green Bay Press Gazette featured the psychiatry residency program MCW is developing in Green Bay and the Fox Valley. Green Bay Press Gazette
Feb 25 - MCW’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, in partnership with the Milwaukee VA, will oversee the training of seven new psychiatry residency slots in northeast Wisconsin. WauwatosaNOW
Jan 28 - Dr. Ken Simons was unanimously reelected chair of the State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board. Wisconsin Medical Society
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