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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...

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

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

45th Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin Winter Refresher Course for Family MedicineJanuary 27-30, 2015
Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center, Pewaukee, WI
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Mary Ellen Radjenovich
(414) 955-8189

36th Annual 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

Governor’s Staff Cites Support of MCW Programs Related to Rural Health

Mar. 25 - The Cap Times in Madison reports that Governor Scott Walker’s staff defended his record of support for rural health noting that the Governor’s championed the state’s investment in MCW’s new campuses and residency programs. Governor Walker's 2015-17 budget deletes funding for the rural physician residency assistance program, administered by UW School of Medicine & Public Health's Department of Family Medicine. The Cap Times

“Mock Medical School” Troubleshoots for High-Tech Difficulties

Mar. 25 - Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (MCW-Green Bay Campus Dean) told the Green Bay Press Gazette that 2,200 potential medical students have applied to MCW-Green Bay for the campus’s first class in July 2015. Dr. Hunsaker also said that a “mock medical school” was being conducted to test the technology at the school. Green Bay Press

Study Finds Evidence-based Fall Prevention Programs Reduce Emergency Department Visits

Mar. 24 - Clare Guse, MS, (Family & Community Medicine) is lead author of a study published in the American Journal of Public Health that found that the Implementation of evidence-based fall prevention programs in Wisconsin communities reduces the number of emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to falls in individuals aged 65 and older. Health Canal and Waukesha Now

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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

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

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