The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 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. 

Faculty and staff (Fall 2022)
Clinical adjunct track 951
Clinical/health sciences track 785
Clinical-teacher track 588
Tenure track 487
Academic staff 2,618
University staff 628


Students and trainees (2022)
Doctor of Medicine (MD) 654
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 119
Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS) 16
Master of Public Health (MPH) 137
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) 80
MS in basic sciences 48
PhD in basic sciences 604
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 131
Postdoctoral fellows 181
Professional development/CME participants 67,065
Residents/fellows, clinical 816


Extramural research support (fiscal year 2020-21)
Federal awards $268 million
Non-federal awards $255.7 million
Total $523.7 million
Grants obtained by SMPH faculty constitute 44% of total grants to UW-Madison during 2020-21.


Expenditures by source of funds (fiscal year 2021-22)
Federal and non-federal grants $350 million
UW Health $233 million
State/university $101 million
Other hospital agreements $9 million
Gifts and endowments and WPP $52 million
Other (WARF + chargeback + other) $55 million
Total $802 million


Wisconsin Partnership Program (2020-21)
Community grants $6.8 million
Faculty grants $11.7 million
Total $18.5 million