University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

About the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine

For those who want to change the world of medicine, the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine is the best place to learn, teach, discover, and work.

Together, we elevate everyone through individualized training, meaningful mentorship, and opportunities to innovate with the best minds at our university and across the nation.

Fueled by an ethos of excellence, a passion for health equity and an unwavering commitment to the Wisconsin Idea, together we propel today’s trailblazers forward to create a healthier future for all.

With 11 divisions and approximately 1200 faculty and staff, we are the largest academic department at the University of Wisconsin.

Dawd Siraj


Residency. Home to the UW Internal Medicine Residency Program, we boast excellent fellowship matches, job placement and boards pass rates.

Fellowship. The Department of Medicine is home to 22 outstanding fellowship programs. Our fellows are among the best and brightest from around the country, and we train them to become physician-leaders of the future.

Mentorship. Many faculty members serve as research mentors and provide classroom and clinical instruction for undergraduate, graduate school and medical school students.

Andy Coyle teaching residents


From labs, to clinics and hospitals, the Department of Medicine prioritizes innovation and equity in pursuit of discoveries that will impact communities in Wisconsin and beyond.

  • $98.1 million in extramural grant awards in FY23
  • 28th in the nation for NIH funding awards to departments of internal medicine in 2022
  • 685 published papers in 2022
  • 908 studies currently underway
Roz Anderson in her lab

Clinical Care

Together, with our partners, we provide patient-centered care that raises the standard of care in our communities and provides health and equity for all. 

Sandesh Parajuli in clinic