Welcome to the Department of Medicine
Roy L. Silverstein, MD
The Linda and John Mellowes Professor and Chairman
Department of Medicine
Welcome to the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Medicine. We are pleased you're taking a few moments to become acquainted with our clinical, educational and research activities and accomplishments. With 10 Divisions, 280 faculty members, 371 staff, 124 residents and 70 fellows, the Department of Medicine is one of the largest departments on the MCW campus. Despite our size, we take great pride in fostering an atmosphere of collegiality, creativity and flexibility. We know this website will serve as a useful resource for learning more about the work of our dedicated faculty, staff, residents and students. We invite you to explore the links describing the Divisions, Faculty, Educational Programs, and Research within the Department of Medicine.
Best Doctors® 2015-2016
Over 100 MCW Department of Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016.
The Department of Medicine is nationally and internationally known for research and scholarship. Department of Medicine faculty are active in numerous clinical trials and are primary or collaborating investigators on a number of NIH, Foundation and Industry grants. Read more about Department of Medicine research
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In The News
March 27 - The annual Wearable Art Show Weekend, organized by the Cedarburg Junior Woman's Club, will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Proceeds benefit breast cancer education, prevention, research and treatment. To date, this organization has donated nearly $30,000 for breast cancer research and patient programs at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.
Feb. 24 - A National Cancer Institute-funded study co-authored by Colleen Lawton, MD, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that men whose prostate cancer returns after surgery are more likely to survive when they take drugs to block male hormones in addition to receiving radiation therapy.
Feb. 1 - The use of antiretroviral medications as HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in HIV-negative high-risk groups by more than 90% if the pill is taken regularly – an astounding success rate – and yet the number of individuals in this category being prescribed PrEP nationwide has remained low.
Jan. 18 - The 21st annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa. The event supports heart research at the internationally recognized Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where more than 170 faculty physicians and research scientists study the causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease.
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