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Training Health Care Leaders
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Excellence and Innovation
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Advancing Health and Knowledge
Our Impact
Education Research Mission

Degree Programs

Students benefit from the unification of medicine and public health in teaching, learning and research. Our statewide campus and our partnership with UW Health University Hospitals and Clinics mean more opportunities for hands-on learning, collaboration and engagement.

As the nation’s first combined school of medicine and public health, we are committed to advancing our vision of healthy people and healthy communities.

Points of Pride

1st

School of Medicine and Public Health in the country

5

Health professions programs + 27 PhD and MS graduate programs*

27

Departments and 30+ centers and institutes

245+

Clinical training affiliates in Wisconsin

$641M

Extramural research funding

2000+

Full-time faculty

* Including 8 affiliated programs


Taking Health Equity to Heart

We are advancing health and health equity through remarkable service to patients and communities, outstanding education and innovative research.

Our Mission

The Neighborhood Atlas® maps degrees of socio-economic disadvantage, which can affect health outcomes.

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Discovering Tomorrow’s Cures

We are proud of our long history of innovation and translational research. From microscopy to medical informatics, from cancer research to kinetics and rehabilitation, our investigators are making key discoveries that lead to better treatments.

A Culture of Belonging

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity, both as an end in itself and as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities.

Diversity mission  
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Improving Health Statewide—and Beyond

In keeping with the Wisconsin Idea, our engagement extends across the state. Through affiliations with UW Health, hospitals, and rural and urban clinics, students and faculty participate in education and research and improve the lives of the people of Wisconsin and beyond.

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Healthier Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Partnership Program funds education initiatives, research and community health programs targeting the state’s vital health needs.

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Statewide Campus

The borders of our campus extend to the entire state. Medical students learn from hundreds of volunteer physicians at hospitals and clinics throughout Wisconsin.

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Remarkable Care

UW Health faculty physicians care for patients at University Hospital, Carbone Cancer Center, American Family Children’s Hospital and other regional hospitals and clinics.


The Future Needs Us Now

Wisconsin Medicine

Wisconsin Medicine is the philanthropic partnership between the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Health and donors like you.

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