Marshfield Clinic Legacy Week to take place Oct. 10-14
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Clinic’s 100th anniversary celebration will culminate with a week of speakers, tours, historical displays, and special events Oct. 10-14 at Marshfield Clinic Marshfield Center.
Legacy Week will honor Marshfield Clinic’s past; focus on current patient care, research, and education initiatives; and look forward to the future of health care in Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker recently declared Thursday, Oct. 13, as Marshfield Clinic Day in Wisconsin.
Legacy Week invited speakers will include:
—Dr. Robert Golden, dean, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health: Oct. 12.
—Shauna Devine, assistant professor, Department of Medical History, Western University School of Medicine, Pomona, California: Oct. 13.
—Dr. Lee Gravatt Wilke, director, UW Health Breast Center: Oct. 14.
All presentations will be free and open to the public.
“It’s wonderful to be entering Marshfield Clinic’s second century in an atmosphere of growth, new beginnings, and community partnership,” said Dr. Susan Turney, Marshfield Clinic Health System CEO. “Our six founding physicians believed patient care, research, and education were important, and we still follow that today.”
“Philanthropy has been at the core of Marshfield Clinic’s mission, vision, and values for the past 100 years,” said Teri Wilczek, chief development officer, Marshfield Clinic. “From providing comfort and support to patients and their families, to making groundbreaking research discoveries, to training the next generation of health care professionals in Wisconsin, our generous donors have ensured that Marshfield Clinic is able to go the extra mile to enrich lives. We are so excited for this opportunity to celebrate their generosity and look forward to the future together.”
To see a full schedule of Legacy Week events, visit marshfieldclinic.org/legacyweek, or contact email@example.com or 715-387-9249 for more information.