Welcome to the Department of Medicine

Roy L. Silverstein, MDRoy 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 Web site 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.

Patient Care Information

MCW Department of Medicine physicians see patients at three patient care sites – Froedtert Hospital, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, and North Hills Health Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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Teaching medical students is a major focus for Department of Medicine faculty and house staff.

The Department also offers an Internal Medicine Residency Program and various Fellowship Programs.


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...

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In The News

Ret. Admiral Mullen to keynote Medical College of Wisconsin’s Healthcare Dinner

Nov. 16 - Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) 2015 Healthcare Dinner, Wednesday, November 18, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. MCW’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.

Combination of Fat Distribution and ADPN Levels Affect Diabetes Risk

Nov. 12 - Lake Country Now reports an individual’s distribution of fat and corresponding levels of adiponectin (ADPN), a protein hormone associated with regulating metabolic processes, have been found to affect diabetes and metabolic syndrome risk. A team of metabolic researchers at MCW investigated ADPN levels in both obese and non-obese participants with upper body and lower body fat concentrations. The research findings are published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Lake Country Now

Dr. Gutterman Receives College Medalist Award from CHEST

Nov. 12 - WauwatosaNow reports that David Gutterman, MD, Northwestern Mutual Professor of Cardiology and Senior Director of the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), received the 2015 College Medalist Award from the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) during its annual meeting in Montreal in October. The award honors meritorious service in furthering work in chest medicine. Wauwatosa Now

MCW collaborates in the investigation of age-related macular degeneration prevention

Nov. 10 - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with the University of Arizona, the University of Miami, and Marshfield Clinic, have found that a drug used to treat Parkinson’s disease helps to delay or prevent the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common form of blindness among older Americans.

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