Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Fellowships Awarded – 2014

The goal of the Foundation’s Summer Fellowship program is to provide medical students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge of how community organizations and/or government entities work with the medical profession to address health issues in Wisconsin. Each student receives a stipend of up to $3,500.

Emmalee Boyle, Medical College of Wisconsin
Project: Global Violence and its Impact on Wisconsin
Physician mentors: Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD

John Keegan, Medical College of Wisconsin
Project: Improving Community Mental Health Services
Physician mentor: Rebecca Bernstein, MD

Xiaoyue Zhang, Medical College of Wisconsin
Project: Decreasing the burden of injury from the prescription drug abuse and misuse in the community: The effect of implementation of an Emergency Department (ED) Chronic Pain Treatment Protocol on opioid prescribing to adult and geriatric patients presenting to the ED with pain complaints
Physician mentor: Caroline Pace, MD

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