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14th Annual UWHA Winter Gala–MASQUERADE

You are cordially invited to the: 14th Annual UW House Staff Winter Gala Presented by UWHA The evening will commence at The Edgewater in the Nolan Gallery with mingling, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by a three-course dinner and dessert. The evening continues with dancing and testing your gambling skills at the poker and craps tables. Don’t forget to stop by the photo booth! The Masquerade Gala themed formal affair is sure to be filled with food, music, dancing and interdepartmental House Staff camaraderie,

Free Bus Pass for UW Residents and Fellows

If you are interested in requesting a free bus pass to be mailed to your home for Sept 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2019 please click the following link: Then navigate to: -"Get Permits" -"Employee or Student Login" -Login with UW NetID (not the hospital login) Residents, paid by UWHC, are covered 100%. Fellows paid by UWSMPH/UWMF are only subsidized, so the price is $48. This is a change from past years.

UWHA’s July Department of the Month: UW Department of Anesthesiology

WHO IS THE DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY? Number of Faculty: 83 Number of CRNAs: 33 Number of AAs: 34 Number of Residents: 51 Number of Fellows: 8 Number of NPs: 1 Number of Admin Staff: 32 CLINICAL SECTIONS Transplant Anesthesia Ambulatory Anesthesia Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia Chronic Pain and Pain Management Treatment Critical Care Anesthesia General Anesthesia Neuroanesthesia Non-OR Anesthesia Pediatric Anesthesia OUR LOCATIONS University Hospitals and Clinics American Family Children’s Hospital The American Center Madison Surgery Center Transformation Digestive Health Center Generations HISTORY of the Department of Anesthesiology Ralph M. Waters The arrival of Ralph M. Waters as a faculty member at the new medical school of the




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  Number of residents: 36 Reflections from the year and our next class of interns! Happenings: EM Presents at Epic XGM: "ASAP14 Increased Compliance via Automated Repeat Lactate Ordering": “Brian Sharp, MD, Associate Vice Chair for Quality, and Danielle Babb, MS-HCPM, Operations Manager, presented at Epic's annual

Physicians’ Mortgage Program and Homebuyer Drop-In Sessions

Physicians’ Mortgage Program and Homebuyer Drop-in Sessions Thursday, April 19th, 2018 11:30am-12:30pm & 6:30pm-7:30pm UW Hospital, Room G5/122 Madison, WI Learn more about our tailored program for new and existing residents, fellows and physicians at our BMO Harris Physician’s Mortgage Program and Homebuyer Seminar. Join us for discussion and refreshments as we share the following: · First-time homebuyer programs & the Physicians’ Mortgage Program · Choosing the right loan program · Mortgage Pre-Approval · Credit Considerations · An introduction to services in the Madison area

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Why Rent?  Buy Instead!

Physicians, Resident & Fellowship Mortgage Program

At BMO Harris Bank, we believe caregivers deserve extra care, especially when it comes to home buying. That’s why we’re now offering the BMO Harris Physicians Mortgage Program.

Open to residents, fellows and existing or newly licensed medical doctors. The program is designed to help eliminate many of the roadblocks to mortgage financing faced by physicians.

We put property within reach with features like:

  • No income history requirement (proof of future income, like residency or employment contracts, is required)
  • Flexible debt-to-income underwriting guidelines
  • No private mortgage insurance requirement
  • The ability to borrow up to 100% of the home’s value
  • A 0% down payment with maximum loan amount of $750,000 or 10% down payment from $750,000 to $1,500,000

Other advantages:

  • All standard fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgage products are available
  • No special fees or premiums for program participants
  • Available for new purchase or refinance
  • Can close 60 days prior to starting new position
  • Various property types are allowed

For more information or to schedule a meeting, please call:

Michael Farber at 608-316-0339 or





Michael Farber

Officer | Mortgage Banker

NMLS#: 1081253

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A Better Safety Net for Young Doctors

A Harvard program coaches new medical residents to ask veteran doctors for help more often, and older doctors to offer that help more readily

 Summer is often considered to be the worst time to be a hospital patient. Why? New medical residents, due to inexperience, often hesitate to call in more