Education is central to our mission at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. In addition to a number of degree programs, UW SMPH offers over 75 ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs through the Graduate Medical Education Office at UW Health, the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Our programs prepare and inspire students to advance knowledge, seek breakthrough treatments and improve the health of patients and communities in Wisconsin and beyond.
We understand that choosing the right educational program is one of the most important decisions you will make. There are many medical schools, residency and fellowship programs to choose from, each with its own strengths. Educational curriculum and training at the University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine prepare graduates to successfully enter into rewarding careers or additional training in academics, research, administration, or community medicine.
Our dedicated leadership, experience and mentoring faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative approach to learning, and our commitment to innovation set us apart from other academic medical centers. For whatever stage of education and training you are seeking, UW Emergency Medicine is fully invested in you and will ensure you gain the skills and confidence necessary to take you to the next level in your career.
At the UW Emergency Medicine, our approach to residency education and training is designed to provide you with the benefits of a four-year training program in a three-year package, preparing physicians for the future of healthcare.
Our department sponsors several advanced training opportunities for emergency physicians to develop their knowledge and skills in subspecialty areas while learning from our dedicated faculty mentors.
All medical students at the University of Wisconsin complete a rotation in emergency medicine, with additional courses and extracurricular opportunities for individuals interested in spending more time exploring our specialty.
The University of Wisconsin Difference
Innovative teaching and learning
Our individually advised curriculum means many different learning experiences are possible, and they can help set you apart on as you move through your unique career pathway.
Support to reach your goals
Behind every physician’s success is a set of life-changing mentors. Our teaching team and support services are dedicated to helping you succeed.
Our campus fosters a spirit of collaboration and innovation, and our hospital and training facilities have capabilities that allow us to take care of the highest acuity patients.
Recognizing that we live in a global community, we seek to provide learners with a deeper understanding of culture, language, society, and health in diverse communities.
We believe that global health experiences and education increase this awareness and have the power to reshape how we approach our discipline, communities, and our impact on others.
Opportunities exist for medical students, residents, and fellows interested in advancing the science of global emergency care.