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Paul M. Grossberg, MD

Paul M. Grossberg, MD

Dr. Paul Grossberg Wins 2014 AMERSA Best Workshop Award

Posted: January 22, 2015

Paul Grossberg, MD, has been awarded the 2014 Best Workshop Award by the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. The workshop, titled “Behavioral Change in Our Patients and Ourselves:  Interdisciplinary, Experiential Teaching to Improve MI Skills in Clinical Practice”, was held at the annual AMERSA national conference. The selection criteria for this award were the quality of the workshop -- in terms of timeliness of the topic and relevance for AMERSA conference attendees -- and participants’ evaluations of the workshop. Along with the award, Dr. Grossberg has received a complimentary registration to the 2015 AMERSA conference.


Luke Lamers, MD

Luke Lamers, MD

One of the First Patients to Benefit from AFCH Expansion Profiled in State Journal

Posted: January 7, 2015

The Wisconsin State Journal profiled Gabriel Kampka, a six-month-old baby who was one of the first patients treated at American Family Children’s Hospital’s (AFCH) new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and hybrid catheterization lab.

Gabriel---who was born with congenital atresia of the left main coronary artery, a twisted bowel, and cystic fibrosis---spent nearly three months at AFCH before going home. Pediatric cardiologist Luke Lamers, MD, and pediatric surgeon Peter Nichol, MD, teamed up in the new hybrid suite to evaluate his heart function and repair his bowel.

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Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD

Family-Centered Rounds Paper Leads This Week's Pediatrics Digest

Posted: December 16, 2014

A paper coauthored by Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, and colleagues is the lead article in the December 15, 2014 issue of Pediatrics Digest, a weekly summary of early-release articles from the journal Pediatrics.

The paper describes family-initiated dialogue about medications -- and health care team responses to this dialogue --- during family-centered rounds (FCR). Findings suggest specific medication topics that health care teams can anticipate addressing during FCR.

The summary and link to the full paper can be found here.


Amy Plumb, MD

Amy Plumb, MD

Amy Plumb, MD, Discusses Medical Complexity in ESPN Wisconsin Article

Posted: December 1, 2014

In a recent ESPN Wisconsin article, Amy Plumb, MD, discussed the challenges of caring for Kellan Meinke, a medically complex child who requires total parenteral nutrition to survive.

"More so than any other patient, there's a lot of people who are in pretty constant contact about him and about what to do next," she said in the article.

Kellan and his family recently spent a respite weekend with the Green Bay Packers, thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Kellan's mother refers to Dr. Plumb as "the Aaron Rodgers" of his medical team.

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