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 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.

Patient Care Information

Department of Medicine Patient Care InformationMCW 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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MCW physicians and practitioners provide primary and specialty care at many clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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Education

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.

Research

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

Study indicates men with returning prostate cancer can prolong life with anti-male hormone therapy

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.

MCW study looks for ways to reduce HIV incidence among high-risk individuals

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.

Join the Froedtert & MCW Team at the Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk on Feb. 11

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.

Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament on Feb. 25 to benefit MCW Cancer Center

Jan. 16 - The ninth annual Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, at Sussex Bowl. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center for cancer research.

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Department of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
CLCC – 5th Floor
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Administrative Offices
(414) 805-0509

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