Training Rural Doctors for Rural People


25th ANNUAL $2,500 UW RURAL HEALTH PRIZE ­ June 1st Deadline

The Hermes Monato, Jr. Prize of $2,500 is awarded annually for the best rural health paper. It is open to all students of the University of Wisconsin (any campus) as well as those who have graduated since last June 1st. Students are encouraged to write on a rural health topic for a regular class and […]

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WCRGME Work Featured in Recent WCMEW Newsletter

Recently, the WCRGME was featured in an article in the MCMEW Newsletter.  To access the article, click here.

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WI Medical Administrators & Coordinators Association Now Official!

It is the purpose of MEAC to enhance professional development, inspire, serve as a resource, and develop mutually beneficial partnerships for those who administer and coordinate medical education.  May I introduce to you your Board of Directors: President Kara Traxler, Director of Development & Support, WI Collaborative for Rural GME Vice-President of Education/President-Elect Jennifer Crubel, […]

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Federal Support for Graduate Medical Education: An Overview

The federal government makes significant investments in GME funding through various programs. Click here to read the overview, “Federal Support for Graduate Medical Education” from Congressional Research Services.    

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Congratulations to the Aurora Lakeland Medical Center on your Rural Training Track accreditation!!!

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GME Development Webinars

As follow up to the Wisconsin Northern & Central GME Invitational (WiNC GME), there are four webinars planed to dive deeper into important GME development topics. Tuesday, October 18th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – The How and Why of Developing Consortiums Tuesday, October 25th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Rural GME: From Rotation […]

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Small-Town Doctors Embrace Role

Rural life suits WARM grads  DAVID WAHLBERG of the Wisconsin State Journal wrote a fantastic article about the Wisconsin Academy of Rural Medicine (WARM) a program through the UW medical school that prepares students to practice in remote areas.  See the link for the entire article. WI State Journal article

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Celebrate the “State of the State” of GME in Wisconsin

On November 15, the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce (WCMEW) and the Wisconsin Collaborative for Rural GME (WCRGME) will offer the one-day event, “Wisconsin GME Summit: Celebrating Successes and Exploring Opportunities” at the Best Western Plus – Inn on the Park in Madison. To register, visit: https://events.SignUp4.net/16WCMEW-GME-1115. This one-day Summit will highlight the challenges […]

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2017 GME State Initiative Summit

Educate, Embrace and Energize is the theme for the Graduate Medical Education Initiative Summit to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 22 – 24 2017.  Additional details along with registration information will be posted soon on the website; www.gmeinitiative.org/2017Summit.

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Efforts to Expand GME Programs Thus Far Good Start

However, Wisconsin needs to increase its efforts says the new Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce (WCMEW) 2016 Physician Report. Read the press release (Click here) and the full report (Click here).  

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