Welcome to Family and Community Medicine

Celebrating Over Thirty-five Years of Care

Family Medicine was born 39 years ago at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) out of a need for better health care for the people of this state and region. MCW, the state of Wisconsin, federal agencies, foundations, community agencies and many individuals have invested considerable energy, monetary resources, intelligence and personal commitment towards this goal. Read more...

Vision
Family Medicine will be the foundation for individual, family, and community health.

Mission
The DFCM educates learners, performs relevant research, and develops leaders who integrate the best in care for the sick and provide health/wellness care for all in a medical environment filled with trust, respect, and accountability emphasizing:

  • Doctor-family-patient relationship building evidence-based medicine
  • Practice relevance with advanced access and office based technology
  • Research to improve health care quality, cost and policies
  • Community partnerships that make a difference

37th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

Forum for Behavioral Science in Family MedicineSeptember 21-24, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile; Chicago, IL
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Contact:
Mary Ellen Radjenovich
(414) 955-8189

Best Doctors® 2015-2016

Twenty-seven Family and Community Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016:

Best Doctors 2015-2016

National Committee for Quality Assurance Congratulations!

Congratulations to all three of our family medicine residency programs for achieving their second consecutive 3-year recognition from NCQA as a Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home!

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MCW Family and Community Medicine News

MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment awards more than $250,000 to reduce medication errors

Jan. 28 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Advancing a Healthier (AHW) Wisconsin Endowment awarded $255,600 over two years to help reduce medication errors, improve medication adherence, and improve patient satisfaction through adoption of uniform, patient-centered medication labels within the Wisconsin pharmacy system.

Research changes views on breast cancer

A research collaboration is helping to eliminate obstacles to breast cancer screening among African American women in central Milwaukee. Research collaborators include members of the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, Froedtert Hospital, and community leaders and advocates.

Anatomy lab, cadavers coming to NTC

Nov. 2 - Wausau Daily Herald reports that a new anatomy lab coming to Northcentral Technical College will have high-tech amenities designed to give first-year medical students hands-on experience working with human cadavers. The lab will be used primarily by students in the Medical College of Wisconsin who will dissect cadavers in their anatomy lessons. Dr. Lisa Dodson is quoted. Wausau Daily Herald

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Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8664
(414) 955-6523 (fax)

All Saints Family Care Center
2400 West Villard Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Administrative: (414) 527-8348

Columbia St. Mary's Family Health Center
1121 E. North Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Administrative: (414) 267-6520

Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program
229 S. Morrison St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Administrative: (920) 997-8409

Waukesha Family Medicine Residency Program
210 N.W. Barstow #201
Waukesha, WI 53188
Administrative: (262) 548-6907

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