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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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UWHA’s JUNE DEPARTMENT OF THE MONTH BERBEE WALSH DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE You can read more on our twitter and on our website!   Number of residents: 36 Reflections from the year and our next class of interns! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Match celebration to tell you about: THE CLASS OF 2021!!! — UWEMResidencyProgram (@UWEMRP) March 16, 2018 Continue Reading

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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 & Continue Reading

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NEW! Physician’s, Resident & Fellowship Mortgage Program

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 Continue Reading

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Do We Communicate Enough?

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 senior doctors Continue Reading

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WSJ: How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care by Melinda Beck

After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential.

Driven by faster internet connections, ubiquitous smartphones and changing insurance standards, more health providers are turning to electronic communications to do their jobs—and it’s upending the delivery of health care…

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