American Family Children's Hospital

Taking care of patients makes for hectic days, but UW Health's Microsystems pilot program is looking at ways to allow providers to step back and remember the big picture. Learn more


Young Mother Survives Heart Arrhythmia

Twenty-year-old Delia Brayden didn't know she had a rare genetic heart condition called Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy until her heart stopped and she nearly died. Learn more


Amazing Emma

Like many 7-year-olds, Emma Broeniman of Appleton, Wis., loves art projects and Hershey bars. But unlike many of her peers, she's already had 13 surgeries and has undergone chemotherapy treatment twice. Learn more


A UW study found the first long-term, effective treatment to improve vision in cases of blocked veins in the eye - such "strokes" are a very common cause of vision loss. Learn more


Scientists Master Puzzle of Red Blood Cell Genes

UW researchers mapped out all the genes involved in creating red blood cells, a discovery that impacts leukemia and anemia treatments. Learn more


Sleep: Spring Cleaning for the Brain?

Researchers at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health found evidence to back up the idea that sleep refreshes the brain. Learn more


From Joy to Sadness

UW experts stress the importance of screening for postpartum depression. Learn more


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health program gives medical students experience in medically underserved areas. Learn more


Staying In Touch With Rural Roots

UW unveiled the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, which recruits students with the potential to practice in rural areas.


With Shortage Projected, Large Class Welcomed 

The largest class in UW School of Medicine and Public Health history started school in Fall 2009 and will help address an anticipated shortage in doctors. Learn more


Dermatologists Make a Difference

Dermatologist residents learn and give back to the community by working at a free clinic. Learn more


UW Health spearheaded All-Wisconsin Alcohol Risk Education, a group aimed at combating problem drinking throughout the state. AWARE brings partners from across the state together to join a fight to change laws.


UW Health Lends A Hand

People from across UW Health worked alongside
Habitat for Humanity of Dane County to build a new house in August, and assisted in refurbishing another in November. Learn more


UW Health physician with patient during checkup

The New Design to Care

UW Health continues to redesign its primary care model to increase efficiency and enhance patient satisfaction. Learn more



Two UW Health researchers in the laboratory

UW Heart Stem Cell Study Among Top Ten

Cardiovascular researchers proved that functional human heart muscle cells can be produced from reprogrammed skin cells. Learn more


UW Health nurses jumping in celebration of Magnet recognition

Magnet Recognition Status

UW Hospital and Clinics was awarded Magnet Recognition® status, considered to be among the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a health care organization. Learn more


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Free Dermatology Clinic Both Serves and Inspires

Staff Lends Helping Hands to Families in Need

Amazing Emma

Joy Followed by Sadness

UW WARMs Up to Rural Communities

Medical Students Give Back to Community

National Children's Study Begins

Alzheimer's Research Center Opens

Stage 7: The Highest Level of Achievement

Design Honors for Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research


Community Benefits

Financial Support and Serving Community Needs