Each year, residents from the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine submit a case log, an account of a patient encounter in which an “Aware Medicine topic” was central. These are indexed below in the following categories:

Cross-Cultural Issues/Differing Belief Systems

End-of Life

Patient Relationships/Communication Issues


“It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.”
-Jacob Bronowski

“Learning without thought is labor lost.”