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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

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
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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

MCW-Green Bay hosts Wisconsin Attorney General for “Dose of Reality” announcement

Sept. 22 - On Thursday, Sept. 17, MCW-Green Bay hosted Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for the rolling out of “Dose of Reality,” a statewide public awareness campaign designed to highlight the dangers of prescription drug abuse and encourage people to secure their medications and properly dispose of any unused drugs. Schimel spoke at the press conference, along with Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades, Wisconsin State Representative John Nygren, and MCW faculty member Robert W. Hurley MD, PhD.

Dr. Hanke Named Assistant Dean for Curriculum

Sept. 15 - Inside UW-Green Bay reports that Craig Hanke, PhD, has been appointed as MCW-Green Bay’s Assistant Dean for Curriculum. Dr. Hanke will retain his teaching affiliation at UW-Green Bay, where he is a member of the Human Biology faculty. UW-Green Bay News

Medical School Consortium Examines Accelerated Pathways to a Medical Degree

Sept. 15 - The AAMC Reporter notes that MCW is one of eight medical schools that have formed a consortium to examine accelerated pathways to a medical degree. The consortium, led by NYU School of Medicine, is supported by a four-year, $257,000 grant from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. Dr. Lisa Dodson (MCW-Central Wisconsin Campus Dean) notes the importance of discerning which applicants are best suited for the shorter programs. AAMC

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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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