Welcome to Family and Community Medicine

Celebrating Over Thirty-five Years of Care

Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Family and Community Medicine

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

36th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin Winter Refresher Course for Family MedicineSeptember 17-20, 2015
Doubletree by Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL
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Mary Ellen Radjenovich
(414) 955-8189

Best Doctors 2014Best Doctors® 2014

Twenty-six Family and Community Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2014:

 

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

Zambia begins Family Medicine training with the help of MCW faculty member

Aug. 24 - In July, the University of Zambia’s Board of Regents formally approved the country’s first training curriculum for Family Medicine physicians. Jim Sanders, MD, associate professor of family and community medicine, has held a leadership position in family medicine’s development in Zambia since working there as a Fulbright Scholar in 2013.

MCW-Green Bay launch honored as most exciting economic development in Northeast Wisconsin

Aug. 31 - MCW-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, hosted the New North annual Investor Appreciation Event on Aug. 21 at MCW-Green Bay, in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center.

MCW researchers call for evidence-based discussion on advantages and challenges of three-year medical school curriculum

Aug. 31 - Driven by mounting student debt and a projected physician shortage, interest in a three-year medical school curriculum has recently resurfaced. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) are calling for an evidence-based discussion on the advantages and challenges of the three-year curriculum model.

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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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