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

International Society Names Dr. Joseph Shaker as Clinician of the Year

Mar. 26 - Dr. Joseph L. Shaker was named Clinician of the Year by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. He practices at the Froedtert & MCW Community Memorial Hospital Campus. Wauwatosa Now

An opportunity to support cancer research at MCW

Mar. 26 - With tax preparation season upon us, Wisconsinites filing state income tax returns have an easy way to support cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

MCW researchers to study medication to treat traumatic brain injury

Mar. 25 - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will conduct a research study to test whether patients who have life-threatening or life-altering traumatic brain injuries do better when they receive a medication called Tranexamic Acid (TXA), which is used to stabilize bleeding in the body.

Polar Bear Plunge Honoring Former Froedtert Employee Supports Cancer Research

Mar. 24 - Ellen’s Icebreaker for Cancer Research, honoring the memory of Froedtert Hospital employee Ellen Smith, who died of gastric cancer, was held on Saturday, March 14. The polar bear plunge in Nagawicka Lake in Hartland supports cancer research at MCW. Biz Times

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Milwaukee, WI 53226

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