"My clinical training in Wisconsin’s rural communities was the highlight of my medical education. Working with rural underserved populations has provided valuable insight into the unique needs of rural communities and the challenges faced by rural health care providers." - Emily Ramharter, 2014 WARM graduate
Percent of WARM graduates practice in Wisconsin
Percent of WARM graduates have gone into primary care
After completing her undergraduate in Milwaukee, Phoebe Devitt decided she wanted a return to rural life so she earned her MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, where she participated in the rural medicine program. Devitt returned from her residency to work in Viroqua, where her strong connections to the area have provided her a special opportunity to care for her community.
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Upon completing her residency, the 2014 Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine returned to work in Waupun, near her childhood community of Fox Lake, where some of her patients are familiar faces from her youth.
Though she had long been interested in a career in health care, Peterson's interest in rural medicine solidified while studying health disparities at UW-Madison. Peterson graduated from the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine in 2014 and now works in family medicine at The American Center and Beaver Dam clinic for UW Health.
The WARM curriculum focuses on developing physician skills that are most vital to the needs of rural communities.
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