Shelley Lucile Amen Awarded Doctor Of Medicine Degree From The Medical College Of Wisconsin
Shelley Lucile Amen of West Allis, was one of 206 students to receive a doctor of medicine degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee at its 98th annual commencement exercises, May 20th, at The Milwaukee Theater.
Dr. Amen is the daughter of Dick and Kittye Amen of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She received her doctor of philosophy degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin, in 2009. Following graduation, she will begin a psychiatry residency.
While in medical school, Dr. Amen received The Outstanding Student in Psychiatry Award. This award is presented by the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, this award recognizes a senior student who has demonstrated academic and clinical excellence in psychiatry.
Founded in 1893, The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee has a fourfold mission: education, discovery, patient care and public and community health. The Medical College is Wisconsin’s only private medical and health sciences graduate school providing education and training to more than 1,200 students. As the largest private non-profit research institution in the state, the Medical College conducts over $148 million annually in research. The Medical College has an operating budget of more than $850 million and has 5,400 employees, including 1,540 faculty members. The College’s 1,250 physicians care for more than 400,000 patients annually, representing more than 1.6 million patient visits.
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