FY17 Key Facts: UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Key Facts 2018-01-03T13:49:04+00:00
  • People: 913 employees (including 165 faculty) plus 359 clinical adjunct faculty statewide (FY17)
  • Budget: $110M (FY17)
  • Medical student education: In FY17, Office of Medical Student Education taught 708 UW School of Medicine and Public Health students through courses, clerkship, preceptorships, required courses and electives.
  • Residency: In FY17, 112 residents trained in dually accredited three-year residency programs (DFMCH-sponsored and academic partner) in Baraboo, Eau Claire/Augusta, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee and Wausau. Of the 33 residents who graduated in FY17, 22 (67%) entered practice in Wisconsin.

    The DFMCH also formalized academic partnerships with the new Aurora Lakeland Rural Training Track Family Medicine Residency in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and with the Waukesha Family Medicine Residency Program, which transitioned from Medical College of Wisconsin sponsorship to Aurora Health Care sponsorship on July 1, 2017.

  • Fellowships: Academic, addiction medicine, complementary and integrative health research (CIHR) research, integrative health, primary care research and primary care sports medicine fellowships offered.
  • Physician Assistant (PA) Program: In FY17, 105 PA students trained in two- to three-year MPAS program with campus- and community-based tracks. Of the 45 students who graduated, 30 (67%) entered practice in Wisconsin and 8 (18%) entered primary care.
  • Patient care: 20 statewide clinics in FY17 (became 18 clinics in FY18); 385,358 patient visits in FY17 (159,633 total patient panel).
  • Research: $8.6M in grant awards in FY17. Focus areas include alternatives to opioids for pain management, upper respiratory disease prevention, integrative health, childhood obesity prevention and primary care research education. Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) also conducts research in partnership with primary care clinicians and communities statewide.

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DFMCH Education Locations 2017

Map last updated: September 2017