Dr. Bruce Slaughenhoupt announces retirement
Dr. Bruce Slaughenhoupt has announced his retirement from the Department of Urology, effective July 31, 2015. Dr. Slaughenhoupt has made numerous contributions to our clinical, academic, and research missions since joining our faculty in 2005. Initially, his clinical practice involved caring for children in the UWHC Urology Clinic, followed by the American Family Children’s Hospital upon its opening in 2007. He also provided pediatric urologic care at the 1 South Park Street Urology Clinic and the UW Health Appleton Pediatric Specialty Clinic. “Dr. Bruce” routinely earned stellar patient satisfaction scores as evidenced by multiple AFCH Gold Star awards for his ratings in Press Ganey patient care surveys. He was named a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly each year from 2008 through 2013.
Dr. Slaughenhoupt is a devoted teacher, both with residents and notably as the director of our medical student education program. He bolstered the curriculum for 3rd and 4th year medical students rotating in urology and attracted outstanding individuals to our summer sub-internships. He performed research in this area, focused on factors contributing to the rate which graduates of a cross section of medical schools enter urology residency programs. Dr. Slaughenhoupt was selected by our residents to receive the 2006 Wear Teaching Award and was voted Best Overall Educator in the Departments of Urology & Surgery by medical students in 2009. He won the 2010 Layton F. Rikkers Teaching Award from the Department of Surgery and the 2010 Deans Teaching Award for excellence and innovation in medical education in the UW School of Medicine & Public Health.