Year in Review
July: 41 residents entered our statewide programs, including four at our new academic partner program, the La Crosse Family Medicine Residency Program at Gundersen Health System.
September: William Miller, MD, MA, presented the Farley Visiting Professor Lecture.
November: Susan Skochelak, MD, MPH, received the 2016 Renner Award; Jonas Lee, MD, received the 2016 Hansen Lectureship; Kevin O’Connell, MD, and Susan Skochelak, MD, MPH, received Chair’s Awards.
January: UW Health Integrative Medicine formally changes its name to Integrative Health.
February: DFMCH Chair Valerie Gilchrist, MD, became president of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine.
March: U.S. News & World Report ranks the DFMCH seventh of family medicine departments in its 2018 edition.
May: We honored 26 medical students, residents and faculty mentors at the McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Award ceremony. PA program welcomed new class and graduated 45 students; 30 (67%) entered practice in Wisconsin and 8 (18%) entered primary care.
June: 33 residents graduated; 22 (67%) entered practice in Wisconsin.
AAFP recognizes Clinical Adjunct Professor and Aurora teaching faculty John Brill, MD, MPH, with its 2017 Exemplary Teaching Award for Full-Time Faculty; names SMPH Family Medicine Interest Group a Program of Excellence for the third year in a row.