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UW Health 2008 Annual Report: Serving Our Patient Community

UW Health pursues a fourfold mission of patient care, research, education and community service. In this report, you will see the faces and read the stories of patients, families and staff in all these communities. If you are a friend of UW Health, we are proud to present this record of our year for 2008, and if you are learning about us for the first time, we welcome you to the communities we serve.
 
Read the stories below to learn more about how we serve our patient community.
 
 
Jim Baumgarten was told he had six months to a year to live due to a form of lung cancer. At first surgery wasn't an option, but that soon changed when a new study began. Read more
 
 
 
Kaitlin was 2 when she was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) in October 2006. Sister Kylie was nearly 3 when she received the same diagnosis just nine months later. Read more
 
 
One afternoon a month, a group of UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty engage in workshops to enhance their teaching and educational leadership skills. Read more
 
 
 
For the Klagos family of Madison, the UW Sports Medicine Clinic is like a home away from home. "The joke is that we have our own wing," says Jodi, 21, a senior at UW-Milwaukee. Read more
 
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