The Department of Plastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Patient Care – Provide empathetic, compassionate and expert care which models both cost effectiveness and efficiency while employing the most appropriate and advanced medical science available. Be thoughtful stewards of the resources at our command. Develop and deliver surgical, medical and psychological care that preserves form, function, aesthetics and a sense of general well being.
Education – Educate surgeons and medical professionals of today and tomorrow. Developing in our students surgical skills of highest quality, an inquisitive nature, an interest in research and the ability to perform with a desire to make a contribution to society. Providing for our colleagues and the public – continuing education, an increased awareness of the Medical College of Wisconsin and outreach services to support physicians in their practices.
Research – Address the needs of patients, physicians and medical professionals applying both basic science technologies and clinical tools. This will be accomplished by maximizing the support of extramurally funded programs working toward the support and participation of basic scientists, clinicians, students and collaborative interdisciplinary investigators. We will continue to maintain an open, collaborative atmosphere for research within an academically secure, supportive environment.
International Outreach – Nurture and maintain our current efforts toward exchanging knowledge and expertise with physicians and surgeons in the world community and the patients they treat. This includes physically visiting foreign countries, accepting and supporting foreign visitors, developing a nurturing partnership with foreign medical schools and being available to provide tertiary care and consultation internationally as well as nationally and locally.