Welcome to Family and Community Medicine

Celebrating Over Forty Years of Care

Family Medicine was born 42 years ago at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) out of a need for better health care for the people of this state and region. MCW, the state of Wisconsin, federal agencies, foundations, community agencies and many individuals have invested considerable energy, monetary resources, intelligence and personal commitment towards this goal. learn more

Family Medicine will be the foundation for individual, family, and community health.

The DFCM educates learners, performs relevant research, and develops leaders who integrate the best in care for the sick and provide health/wellness care for all in a medical environment filled with trust, respect, and accountability emphasizing:

  • Doctor-family-patient relationship building evidence-based medicine
  • Practice relevance with advanced access and office based technology
  • Research to improve health care quality, cost and policies
  • Community partnerships that make a difference

Winter Refresher CourseThe 48th Winter Refresher Course for Family Medicine

January 31 – February 2, 2018
Milwaukee Marriott West
View Winter Refresher Course in Family Medicine Information.

Contact: Mary Ellen Radjenovich | (414) 955-8189

Center for Healthy Communities and Research

Department of Family and Community Medicine

Annual Report

This First Annual Report details our commitments, highlights our faculty, staff and our achievements of the past few years. The goal of this report is to provide a summary and flavor of the work that is being done through community – campus partnerships. This report strives to capture the interest and excitement of others to join in this important, life saving work.

View the Center for Healthy Communities and Research Annual Report (PDF)

Center for Healthy Communities and Research Annual Report

Best Doctors® 2017-2018
Best Doctors 2017-2018

Sixteen Family and Community Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2017-2018:

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MCW Family and Community Medicine News

Doctor Dad

June 15 - Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay student Ryan Berns (Class of 2018) knew it was a possibility, but when he found himself faced with the reality that he was going to deliver his own child he thought, “This is really happening.”

Dr. Lisa Dodson honored with 2017 President’s Community Engagement Faculty Award

May 10 - Lisa Dodson, MD, campus dean of MCW-Central Wisconsin, received the President’s Award for Faculty. Dr. Dodson believes in building community involvement through medical education by collaborating with surrounding academic, civic and healthcare partners to establish unified support of innovative medical education in Central Wisconsin

MCW-Green Bay, MCW-Central Wisconsin welcome Class of 2020

July 18 - MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin welcomed their newest classes of medical students in early July.

Contact Us

Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8664 | (414) 955-6523 (fax)

All Saints Family Care Center
2400 West Villard Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Administrative: (414) 527-8348

Community Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
at the Town Hall Health Center
W180 N8000 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Administrative: (262) 532-3265

Columbia St. Mary's Family Health Center
1121 E. North Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Administrative: (414) 267-6520

Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program
229 S. Morrison St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Administrative: (920) 997-8409

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