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Prospective Students

The mission of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison is to help meet the health needs of Wisconsin and beyond through excellence in education, research, patient care and community service. That goal is renewed each fall when about 170 entering medical students - men and women from throughout the United States - arrive at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to begin their journeys toward fulfilling careers in health care.



Realize Your Potential


What makes us special? Our innovative curriculum, diverse research opportunities and world-class facilities are among the reasons students are attracted to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.


Watch the video to learn what drew Patrick Brown to our Medical Scientist Training Program.

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Education from Bench to Bedside


The UW School of Medicine and Public Health offers medical, graduate and health professions degree programs that span the full range of biological and clinical sciences. We are committed to training physicians and scientists who are prepared to meet the evolving health care needs of Wisconsin and beyond.


Learn More About Our Degree Programs

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Admissions Information


Learn how to apply to our degree programs. You'll find information about prerequisites, costs and financial aid, and more.

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A Great Place to Learn, Live and Play


When class is over, you'll find a wealth of recreational and cultural diversions in Madison, which is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the country. From relaxing at the Memorial Union Terrace to exploring the city's outstanding network of running and biking trails, there's always something fun to do in Madison.


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MD Program Admissions

Last updated: 03/05/2015
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