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Advantages/Strengths

Community-based care in a single residency institution partnered with 2 medical schools

  • Partners with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin – all of the resources with none of the competition
  • Vast variety of rotations all within the metro area – minimizing travel
  • Our inpatient service manages our patients throughout the hospital, in adult medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency medicine, ICU, and NICU
  • No competing residences
  • Certified Patient Centered Medical Home with team-based care with in-house X-ray and lab services
  • Cultural and socioeconomic diversity with a vibrant Hispanic community
  • Highly diverse exposure to a population ranging from rural to urban
  • Smaller program structure emphasizing individualized instruction and learning
  • Strong relationship with community medical and surgical specialists who are eager to teach both in the hospital and in elective opportunities

Innovative and In-Depth Curriculum

P4 – Majors and Masteries

  • Individualized training; 5 rotations in your area of choice plus 3 electives allow you to focus on your areas of interest!
  • An optional 4th year of residency to complete a Women's Health Fellowship with Surgical OB Training, MPH, or MBA

Strong emphasis on Obstetrics

  • Only Family Medicine Program in Wisconsin with Surgical OB Training Fellowship
  • No competing Ob/Gyn residents - Graduates average over 120 deliveries
  • Full-time Family Medicine faculty member with surgical OB privileges
  • In clinic OB ultrasound, endometrial biopsy, colposcopy, IUD placement
  • Residents manage high risk OB patients

Procedures

  • Beyond obstetric and gynecologic procedures, direct nasopharyngoscopy, joint injections, circumcision, skin procedures, vasectomy, manipulation clinics are performed – all within our clinic, the ability to get endoscopic training

Broad pediatric experience

  • Inpatient community-based and Children's Hospital rotations, outpatient experiences with local pediatricians and in our clinic, pediatric ER, adolescent medicine, and neonatology rotations.

Sports Medicine

  • Act as team physician for local high schools starting year 1
  • Work in our community orthopedic clinic
  • Adjunct faculty specializing in sports medicine

Integrated EMR

  • One EMR system in hospital and clinic, no paper notes
  • Home access with free laptop provided by residency

Outstanding Residents and Graduates

  • Strong, supportive team atmosphere
  • Attracts diverse residency applicants from all over the country
  • A proven track record of quality graduates who have entered rural, small, city, urban, and academic settings
  • Many stay in the area due to strong family medicine support and obstetrics opportunities

Caring Faculty

  • A committed, diverse program faculty who practice the full spectrum of family medicine
  • Extensive, respected volunteer family practice and specialty preceptor faculty

Benefits

  • Excellent benefits for residents including laptop provided by residency
  • Life, health and disability insurance, exercise facility, enhanced travel allowance, meals, moving expense allowance, on-campus day care/sick child day care, and even a loan repayment program that supports debt reduction during residency.

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