Carmen Wallace, MD wins 2015 MCWAH Jessica Lin Award
Carmen Wallace, MD, internal medicine-pediatrics resident, received the 2015 Jessica S. Lin Award for Clinical Excellence by a Resident Physician. This award recognizes an individual entering the final year of residency training for outstanding clinical and academic performance. Dr. Heather Toth, internal medicine-pediatrics residency program director, nominated Dr. Wallace stating that she has exceeded expectations throughout training. Faculty, peers and staff respect her calm demeanor, impressive fund of knowledge, use of teamwork in accomplishing goals and dedication to patient care. Dr. Wallace has excelled in leadership roles and has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the field of medicine through volunteer work, service and scholarly pursuits. The award is presented by the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc. (MCWAH). It was established in 2010 in memory of Dr. Jessica Lin who was a highly regarded neurosurgery resident here until her accidental death in February 2010. Award expenses are provided by the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Robert Brueggeman wins 2015 Med-Peds Faculty Award
This award is to recognize a faculty member that has shown excellence in awareness for Internal Medicine-Pediatrics by helping residents focus on the skills, insight and dedication to provide high quality care to patients with acute or chronic illnesses that may span several decades. Thank you Dr. Brueggeman for your outstanding teaching of our residents!
Med-Peds Resident wins 2015 Dr. Larry Sarff Award
Dr. David Vitale was awarded on June 12th the Larrie D. Sarff, MD. award as selected by the pediatric house staff. This award is given to a graduating pediatric or med-peds resident whose dedication to medical education and clinical service best examplifies the lifelong ideals exhibited by Larrie D. Sarff, MD.
Med-Peds Resident wins 2015 Intern of the Year
Abby Walch, MD, wins the Categorical/Combined Intern of the Year Award for the Department of Medicine.
MCWAH 2015 Research Award Winners
David Vitale, MD A Retrospective Analysis of Adherence to Infliximab Treatment in a Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Carmen Wallace, MD Children with Sickle Cell Disease on Chronic Red Cell Transfusion Experience Fewer Hospitalizations for Acute Vaso-occlusive Episodes Irrespective of the Indication for Transfusion. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; Blood Journal
Med-Peds Resident wins 2014 Carl L. Junkerman, MD Award of Merit
Brittany Bettendorf, MD, wins 2014 Department of Medicine Carl L. Junkerman, MD Award of Merit. This award is given to the resident whose work best reflects the highest standards of ethics, patient management and respect for the dignity of an individual.
Bridging the Gap: M Magazine highlights MCW Med-Peds Program
In M Magazine's January 2014 issue, Mark Concannon interviews Drs. Heather Toth, Rachel Johnson and Brittany Bettendorf about MCW's Med-Peds Residency Program and insights into the life of a resident. Read more about Bridging the Gap: Guiding Residents Through the Next Phase of Training