A doctor talking with a patient
Events & Outreach
October 28, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

MEDiC Free Clinic System Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Since opening its first clinic in 1991, MEDiC has partnered with various community organizations to expand health care access among medically underserved populations.

Sarah Rothschild
October 28, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Sarah Rothschild Becomes New Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association Executive Director

Since 2014, Rothschild has been the director of constituent relations for the University of Virginia’s Medical Alumni Association and Medical School Foundation.

Karen Peterson
October 28, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Karen Peterson Retires From Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association After Two Decades of Leadership

Peterson proudly counts the number of Homecoming Weekends she has celebrated while leading the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association — 21 as of October 2021.

Two scientists working in a lab decades ago
Feature Story
October 28, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

How UW–Madison’s Spirit of Innovation Helped Launch the ‘War on Cancer’

In 1972, UW–Madison, an institution already on the cutting edge of cancer research, created the UW Clinical Cancer Center.

Mary Lasker
Impactful Giving
October 28, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Wisconsin’s Mary Lasker a Driving Force Behind National Cancer Act

Lasker is widely credited as one of the driving forces behind the National Cancer Act.

Liana Aubrey Dawson and Kevin Franco Valle sell candles for a cause
Student Life
October 27, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Medical Students Collaborate To Celebrate Diversity and Address Injustices

Kevin Franco Valle and Liana Aubrey Dawson created the virtual Lights for Life Vigil, which brought together students, faculty and staff of color, plus many other supporters.

Ellen Wald
Awards & Honors
October 27, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Ellen Wald Earns Folkert Belzer Award for Dedication to Patients, Faculty and Staff

The lifetime achievement award recognizes an outstanding individual who has had a pivotal impact on the school and the people and populations it serves.

Evalina Bond
Creative Healers
October 22, 2021 VOL 23 NO 3

Essay: Vaccine Trials in Prisons? An Unethical Response to High Prison Infection Rates

Fourth-year medical student Evalina Bond received the 2021 Dr. Norman Fost Award for the Best Medical Student Bioethics Essay.