Mission: to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting medical education and health initiatives.

Fellowships Awarded - 2020

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.

  • Marie Balfour, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Empowering Primary Care Family Networks towards Nutrition Behavior Change
    Mentor: Bryan Johnston, MD
    Funded in part by the Foundation Fellowship Fund

  • Rebecca Bixler, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Impact of a Resident Physician Education Intervention on Verbal Order Practices During Trauma Resuscitations
    Mentor: Nancy Jacobson, MD
    Funded in part by the Foundation Fellowship Fund

  • Eric Desjarlais, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Characterizing the relationship between pentosan polysulfate and a novel maculopathy in the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Regional Health Network
    Mentor: Judy Kim, MD
    Funded in part by the Joss Trust

  • Mirjana Jovanovic, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Elevating the Predictive Role of Radiomics in Assessing the Lung Tumor Environment in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Mentor: Hina Saeed, MD
    Funded in part by Doctor Richard and Wendy Dart

  • Brett Mueller, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Non-Opioid Pain Management Patient Education Intervention in the Emergency Department
    Mentor: Nancy Jacobson, MD
    Funded in part by David Galbis-Reig, MD

  • Madeleine Sookdeo, student at MCW-Milwaukee
    Project: Assessment of point-of-care ultrasound protocol to determine cardiac activity in traumatic arrest
    Mentor: Mary Beth Phelan, MD
    Funded in part by Winnebago County Medical Society

Fellowship Awards

2022 Recipients

2021 Recipients

2020 Recipients