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.

Major education sites

Affiliated institutions


Faculty and staff
Clinical adjunct track 1,143
Clinical/health sciences track 603
Clinical-teacher track 516
Tenure track 438
Academic staff 2,043
University staff 649


Students and trainees
Doctor of Medicine (MD) 671
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 119
Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS) 12
Master of Public Health (MPH) 127
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) 73
MS in basic sciences 48
PhD in basic sciences 603
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 105
Postdoctoral fellows 233
Professional development/CME participants 38,873
Residents/fellows, clinical 639
Undergraduate taking classes 7,089
Note: Faculty teach in many courses in other schools and colleges of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Extramural research support (fiscal year 2014-15)
Federal awards $182.6 million
Non-federal awards $184.5 million
Total $367.1 million
Grants obtained by SMPH faculty constitute 36 percent of total grants to UW-Madison during 2013-14.


Expenditures by source of funds (fiscal year 2015-16)
Federal and non-federal grants $243 million
UW Medical Foundation $130 million
State/university $76 million
Hospital and affiliates $48 million
Gifts and endowments $45 million
Other $33 million
Total $575 million


Wisconsin Partnership Program (2015-16) awards
Community grants $5.6 million
Faculty grants $15.7 million
Total $21.3 million