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Facts and Figures

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison has consistently ranked among U.S. News and World Report's best medical schools for primary care and research. Here's a quick look at this world-class institution.

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Faculty and Staff
Clinical adjunct track 1,309
Clinical/health sciences track 511
Clinical-teacher track 474
Tenure track 429
Academic staff 1,724
University staff 925


Students and Trainees
Doctor of Medicine (MD) 646
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 120
Genetic Counseling Program (MS) 10
Master of Public Health (MPH) 85
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) 80
MS in basic sciences 76
PhD in basic sciences 662
Physician Assistant Program (MPAS) 81
Postdoctoral fellows 252
Professional development/CME participants 52,217
Residents/fellows, clinical 564
Undergraduates taking classes 6,097
Note: Faculty teach in many courses in other schools and colleges of the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Extramural Research Support (Fiscal Year 2011-12)
Federal awards $159.3 million
Non-federal awards $147.7 million
Total $307 million
Grants obtained by SMPH faculty constitute 33 percent of total grants to UW-Madison during 2011-2012.


Expenditures by Source of Funds (Fiscal Year 2011-12)
Federal and non-federal grants $246 million 
UW Medical Foundation $132 million
State/university $73 million
Hospital and affiliates $50 million

Gifts and endowments*

$39 million


$569 million


*Includes Wisconsin Partnership Program (2010-11) Expenditures
Community grants $2.5 million
Faculty grants $7.3 million
Total $9.8 million

Last updated: 07/02/2013
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