University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Program Overview

FacultyThe Department of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health offers state-of-the-art clinical experiences and facilities, a strong didactic curriculum and a diverse patient mix in a center known for its scholarly activities and research opportunities for trainees. Our house staff become knowledgeable and adept in the various medical disciplines and graduate well-prepared to directly enter practice or pursue further clinical or research training. In order to provide a broad experience in medical care and to ensure an appropriate balance of primary, secondary, and tertiary care; the residency includes services at UW Hospital and Clinics, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, UnityPoint-Meriter Hospital (a Madison-area community hospital), and community-based clinics in Madison. Residents spend 60 percent of their time at UW Hospital, 35 percent at the Veterans Hospital and up to one rotation each year at UnityPoint-Meriter Hospital. All residents have continuity outpatient general medical practices for three years.
The Department of Medicine has fostered faculty development in both clinical and research tracks so house staff are educated by outstanding clinical teachers as well as excellent researchers and academicians. A distinguishing characteristic of this residency program is its flexibility. House staff have direct input in planning their schedules so they can meet their individual personal and career goals. Please use the links below to begin learning about some of the details of our program, and also to get a glimpse into our core values and what makes our program stand out.