It's the vision of University of Wisconsin Preventive Medicine Residency Program that physicians with knowledge and skills in public health and population medicine will improve performance and outcomes of health care and public health systems, thus leading to long and healthy lives for all.

The UW Preventive Medicine Residency Program prepares public health and population medicine leaders who are skilled at working and conducting scholarship at the intersection of public health and health care systems.

We will accomplish this mission by providing residents academic, practicum and clinical experiences so they may gain knowledge and skills, in public health and population medicine, in order to improve performance and outcomes of public health and health care systems.

Components of the mission include:

  • educating on the principles and practice of public health and population medicine
  • developing skills in the core functions of public health practice
  • developing skills in health systems change and quality improvement
  • developing skills in the delivery of clinical preventive services
  • promoting scholarship in public health and population medicine
  • conducting research in the health and wellbeing of patients and populations
  • advocating for leadership in health systems change and dedication to public service