Family and Community Medicine

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Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)
Current News

Welcome to the newest page on our website.

It is being developed with the hope of keeping the department
apprised of information that is helpful, new to you and informative.

If you have things you would like to share with the rest of the department
please send them to Veronica Ruleford at 

We Are Growing!

Have you checked out the DFCM residency program web pages -- the Appleton Family Medicine Residency Program is now part of the department! Lee Vogel, MD serves as the Campus Director and Allen Last, MD (a familiar name from our Racine Program days) is the Program Director. Welcome to all the faculty, staff and residents! 

News YOU Want to Know



           1. You are allowed to revise goals at any time. Please let your supervisor know when you have made any changes they should know about. 

           2. EMERGE has other components that can be useful tools to use. Have you tried uploading your CV/resume? 

           3. Has someone done an extraordinary job -- would you like to recognize them for that accomplishment -- EMERGE has a way to do that -- click on the Recognition widget on your dashboard and select that you want to send a note of recognition, enter their name, and then put in your message and hit send. It is that easy. Need help to do this -- call Veronica! 

           4. You will be required to update your goal(s) by May 31, 2015

If you have questions -- you can always contact any of the MCW team below or contact Veronica. 


For more information on EMERGE, please visit the EMERGE website.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Talent Development Team:

Nate Filzen - 955-4464 -

Katie Graczkowski - 955-8377 -

Kimara Ellefson – 955-8244 –


St. Joe's Family Care Center has a name change.  

It will now be known as All Saints Family Care Center/All Saints Family Medicine Residency Program. 
This became effective as of July 1, 2014. 


2014 Current Standing Schedule for Department Assembly Meetings
                           on the 2nd Friday of the months:
Division Sessions in:
          January (Clinical) / March (Predoc) 
          May (Waukesha FMRP) / July (Compensation Committee) 
          September (Columbia St. Mary's FHC)
          October (All Saints FCC and Center for Healthy Communities and Research )

Business Session was held in April 

DFCM All Day Retreat -- Friday, November 14, 2014

NO Department Assembly held in:
         February / June / August / December


(All meetings are held in the DFCM Classroom at Curative except for those that are bold.)
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Page Updated 12/08/2014