The Addiction Medicine physician will provide care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting for patients with or at-risk of substance abuse use issues. They will additionally provide didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents and other learners and may engage in research.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Degree and area of specialization: 
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Psychiatry.
The ideal candidate is also board certified in Addiction Medicine or willing to pursue.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:   
Successful completion of a fully accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Psychiatry.

Successful completion of a fully accredited fellowship in Addiction Medicine
1500 hours of clinical experience in Addiction Medicine during the past five years.

Experience in detoxification from alcohol and opioids is preferred, including experience in treating complex medical conditions in the inpatient setting.

License or Certificate:
Wisconsin medical license is required prior to start date.

Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine or American Board of Psychiatry.

Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.

DATA waiver to prescribe FDA-approved controlled substances to treat substance use disorders; i.e. buprenorphine, is preferred. If waiver is not currently held, openness to pursuing this credential is required.

Principal Duties:
Consultation in the inpatient and outpatient settings for patients with or at-risk for substance use issues.

Engage in prevention as well as treatment of potentially substance-related health issues, such as infectious disease, mental health issues and other complications.

Didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents, medical students and other health care trainees.

Administrative responsibilities for the fellowship as well as policy and protocol development for relevant inpatient and outpatient settings.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Community: Madison, Wisconsin (population 255,000), the vibrant capital of Wisconsin and home of the University of Wisconsin, and the many picturesque surrounding towns, has the best of all worlds: natural beauty and outdoor recreation, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and an irreverent spirit of fun. Built on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota, Madison is renowned for its beautiful scenery. A total of five area lakes and more than 260 city parks create the perfect setting for an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, from hiking, biking, swimming and sailing along with cross-country skiing, snow sailing, and ice fishing. Urban culture, natural beauty, small town charm – the greater Madison area offers it all!

Open Position Links:

  • Apply Here: PVL # 99166 – Clinical Teacher Track
  • Apply Here: PVL# 99167 – CHS Track – Candidates for associate professor (CHS) or full professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS Track.

For additional information, please contact:
Sheena Frydrych, Physician Recruiter
Phone: 608-263-0915

The UW-Madison is an EO/AA employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Wisconsin caregiver and open records laws apply. A background check will be conducted prior to employment.