Year in Review
July: 53 residents entered our statewide programs, including 10 at two new academic partner programs: the Aurora Lakeland Rural Training Track and the Aurora Waukesha Family Medicine Residency Program.
September: Nick Turkal, MD, presented the Farley Visiting Professor Lecture.
October: John Frey, MD, received the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) John G. Walsh Award for Lifetime Contributions to Family Medicine.
William Heifner, MD, named the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians’ 2017 Family Physician of the Year; Paul Klas, MD, named the 2017 Family Medicine Educator of the Year.
November: Dennis Baumgardner, MD, received the 2017 Renner Award; Jennifer Lochner, MD, received the 2017 Hansen Lectureship; Jeffrey Grossman, MD, received the Chair’s Award.
February: Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD, appointed to the Wisconsin Governor’s Commission on Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery.
Kevin Thao, MD, MPH, received a Wisconsin Alumni Association “Forward Under 40” award.
April: Randall Brown, MD, PhD, DFASAM, named to oversee a Wisconsin Department of Health Services-funded statewide addiction consultation hotline.
May: Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD, appointed to the Board of Scientific Counselors in the Office of Infectious Diseases at the CDC.
Valerie Gilchrist, MD, receives the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s 2018 F. Marian Bishop Leadership Award.
The DFMCH honored 23 medical students, residents and faculty mentors at the McGovern-Tracy and Student Scholars Award ceremony.
June: 44 residents graduated; 31 (71%) entered practice in Wisconsin.
AAFP names University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Family Medicine Interest Group a Program of Excellence for the fourth year in a row.