MCW Magazine | Summer 2017

MCW Magazine | Summer 2017

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, MCW Dean, School of Medicine and Executive Vice President

Leadership Message Summer 2017

Message from Joseph E. Kerschner, MD '90, FEL '98, Dean, School of Medicine and Executive Vice President of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Alumni Association President's Message | Neil Guenther, MD

Alumni Association President's Message Summer 2017

Message from Alumni Association President, Neil Guenther, MD '83, GME '88.

Kern Institute: Transforming medical education

Kern Institute: Transforming Medical Education

The next milestone in MCW's journey to lead the way in transformational healthcare education is the recent establishment of the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education (Kern Institute).

New faculty leaders

New Faculty Leaders

New Medical College of Wisconsin faculty leaders.

Memorial service evokes lessons learned in anatomy lab

Memorial Service Evokes Lessons Learned in Anatomy Lab

Students, faculty and members of the MCW community pay tribute to body donors and their families at MCW's Anatomical Gift Registry's Memorial Service in April 2017.

MCW Match Day

MCW Match Day

On March 17, 2017, graduating medical students at MCW found out where they will be serving their post-graduate residency training.

MCW Commencement

MCW Commencement

MCW's Medical School and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 276 degrees at MCW's annual commencement exercises held on May 19, 2017, in downtown Milwaukee.

Scientists study 3D structures of proteins to discover new drugs

Form and Function: Scientists Study the 3D Structures of Proteins to Discover New Drugs

MCW scientists and researchers study chemokine proteins, their role in cancer, and the potential for the discovery of new treatment therapies.

Sleep: Appreciated mostly when it's lacking

Sleep: Appreciated Mostly When It's Lacking

MCW sleep medicine faculty physicians, providers and researchers take a multidisciplinary approach to treating adult and pediatric sleep disorders.

APAMSA: Advocating for better health

APAMSA: Advocating for Better Health

MCW medical students help address health disparities in Wisconsin's Hmong population.

Cullen family runs for heart health and research

Cullen Family Runs for Heart Health and Research

Gael Cullen and her family help fund cardiovascular research at MCW with proceeds from the annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk, established in memory of her husband Steve Cullen.

Bringing innovation, discovery and hope to the care of pancreatic cancer patients

Personalized Approach: Bringing Innovation, Discovery and Hope to the Care of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

MCW's multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer care team works to understand the basic biology of the disease to translate this knowledge into new treatments, diagnostic tools and a better outcome for patients.

Dialing back on pain: Comprehensive approach to pain management

Dialing Back on Pain: Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management

MCW's clinicians, researchers and educators are undertaking numerous endeavors related to pain management and providing long-term relief to patients.

Honoring a valued partnership: Dr. William and Marlene Listwan

Honoring a Valued Partnership: Dr. William and Marlene Listwan

Dr. William and Marlene Listwan provide alumni leadership and generous philanthropic support to MCW's education and clinical endeavors.

2017 Alumni Reunion weekend celebration

2017 Alumni Weekend Celebration

MCW alumni from across the US gathered to celebrate and reminisce with their classmates and honor special colleagues during Alumni Weekend in May 2017.

Happenings | Summer 2017

Happenings Summer 2017

MCW events and awards.

Alumni Notes | Summer 2017

Alumni Notes Summer 2017

Professional and personal accomplishments and activities of Medical College of Wisconsin alumni.

In Memoriam | Summer 2017

In Memoriam Summer 2017

Obituaries of Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette School of Medicine, and Marquette University School of Medicine alumni.

Change Agent: Alonzo Walker, MD

Change Agent: Alonzo Walker, MD

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

A moment in history: Armand J. Quick, MD, PhD, develops the Quick Test for blood clotting

A Moment in History: Armand J. Quick, MD, PhD, Develops the Quick Test for Blood Clotting

A snapshot of a moment in the Medical College of Wisconsin's history.

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Photos in this issue courtesy of APAMSA; Gael Cullen; Dr. Katja Kovacic; Gary Porter; Jay Westhauser; Sara L. Wilkins; Jeff Zmania

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