Communications

The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine communicates its mission, services, and milestones through a number of mediums. Content regarding our world-class residency and medical student education training programs, innovative research, remarkable clinical and prehospital patient care, as well as advocacy and outreach, are regularly publicized through this website, research newsletter, social media (Twitter, InstagramFacebook) and news updates.

Who Do I Contact?

Treena Fischer, Communications Specialist. Treena helps to manage the internal and external communication channels of the Department of Emergency medicine. Treena is also a liaison between the Department of Emergency Medicine and communications staff in other campus units, including UW Health, the School of Medicine and Public Health, and University Communications. 

External inquiries: Contact Treena for questions or comments regarding the Department of Emergency Medicine's website or social media presence, community engagement and outreach opportunities, and media inquiries for academic and research-related topics. For information or questions regarding patient-facing marketing and communication projects, see “UW Health” below.

Internal inquiries: Please visit the Department of Emergency Medicine intranet to learn more about how DEM Communications may be able to assist you or your program area in reaching your communications goals. Please contact Treena if you would like content shared on the department's website or social media pages or to obtain department logos, branding, and photographs.

Email Treena | (608) 890-6927

Social Media

The Department of Emergency Medicine maintains presence on the following social media accounts. Please email Treena to submit content requests.

Other accounts related to the department:

Statement on social media

The University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine (UW DEM) social media accounts are dedicated to communication from and/or about the UW Department of Emergency Medicine, its divisions, and programs. They are produced and maintained by UW DEM staff, faculty, and learners. Links to content or other Internet sites, comments, or posts submitted by users do not reflect the views of DEM nor should they be construed as an endorsement of the organizations, entities, views, or content contained therein. UW DEM is not responsible for the content of those external websites.

While UW DEM aims to review content posted to social media sites, it shall have the right to remove or hide comments for reasons including but not limited to, content or audience conduct at virtual events that it deems as harassing, threatening, profane, obscene, a violation of intellectual property rights or privacy laws, off-topic, commercial or promotion of organizations or programs not related to or affiliated with the department, or otherwise injurious or illegal. Users are fully responsible for the content they load on any of UW DEM social media sites.

By submitting content to any of UW DEM’s social media sites, users understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and that UW DEM may use this information for internal and external promotional purposes. Please note that other participants may use posted information beyond the control of UW DEM. Users who do not wish to have the information they have made available via these sites used, published, copied, and/or reprinted, should not post on the social media sites.

If you have any questions about this statement, the practices of this site, or your experiences with this site, contact:

UW Department of Emergency Medicine
Attention: Social Media
Email: demnews@medicine.wisc.edu

UW Health

UW Health Marketing and Communications is a separate entity from the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine communications team. UW Health Marketing and Communications is responsible for communicating with patient and consumer audiences about UW Health’s programs and services. If the end user or audience is a patient or prospective patient, you must work with UW Health. 

UW Health Marketing and Communications is open from 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday. Treena will gladly assist in connecting you with the appropriate contacts at UW Health.

The following websites and newsletters are produced by the UW Health Marketing and Communications Department and/or UW Health Web CenterThe Department of Emergency Medicine does not maintain content on these sites. Please contact UW Health directly to request changes.

Responding to Media Inquiries

Contact media relations before responding to direct requests from journalists. You can reach UW Health Media Relations by calling (608) 262-6343 or (608) 262-2122 after office hours, or by emailing Andrew Hellpap (AHellpap@uwhealth.org) and copying Treena Fischer (tfischer@medicine.wisc.edu). For more information, see the UW Health media guide on the U-Connect intranet. Media relations professionals are ready to assist you.

Resources

Logos

Logos for UW School of Medicine and Public Health units, including the Department of Emergency Medicine, are maintained at Media Solutions. Please visit the Media Solutions logo page to download official SMPH and Department logos. The links on that page will direct you to Box folders from which you can download files (UW NetID login required). UW Health logos can be downloaded from U-Connect here (login or VPN required).

Other Campus Logos

For University of Wisconsin-Madison logos and/or the UW Crest, see University Marketing’s Print or Web logos and guidelines. 

Appropriate Usage

Please adhere to University Marketing's guidelines for logo use in print design and web designPlease do not alter the primary institutional or secondary departmental logos in any way, adjust the color or substitute type fonts in the logos, reconfigure or combine them with elements of other logos, include them within narrative text to replace words, or attempt to re-create them in any way.