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Graduate Medical Education

The Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs at UW Health give you the opportunity to expand your professional skills under the guidance and mentorship of nationally respected physicians, health professionals and researchers. UW Health residencies and fellowships include more than 80 ACGME-accredited specialty and subspecialty programs designed to improve care and train physicians for their important work in communities across the country and around the world.

Top-Notch Learning Environment

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UW Health’s GME programs are consistently recognized for their strength and innovation. Residents, fellows, faculty and program directors earn dozens of awards and grants each year for their patient care, research and publications. UW Health’s Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) institutional survey results consistently score above the national mean, with a 95% or higher positive rating.

About the Programs 

Resources for Prospective Residents and Fellows

When you enroll as a resident or fellow, you become part of the UW Health family. Through challenging and comprehensive programs, you’ll gain the experience you need to be a leader in your specialty in private practice, academic settings or research.

ACGME Accredited Training Programs

UW Health residencies and fellowships include more than 80 accredited specialty and subspecialty programs designed to improve care and train the physicians our community needs.

Welcoming Environment

Learn about diversity, equity and inclusion goals and programs at UW Health and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Eligibility and Licensing

Review credentialing and other residency and fellowship requirements for employment with UW Health.

Affiliated Hospitals Leadership and Staff


UW Health offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet your health and financial needs.

Compensation and benefits
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Take a Tour

A Glimpse of Graduate Medical Education at UW Health

Take a visual tour of Madison, Wisconsin, the UW–Madison campus, and our clinical and research enterprise.

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Fall in Love With the Lakes

Madison, Wisconsin is home to more than 586,000 people. We are a large city that feels like a small town. Madison is surrounded by lakes, with a breathtaking landscape and many activities to enjoy.

Discover more about Madison

Employee Resources

Find relevant information for current and graduating residents and fellows.