The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Beaver Dam Clinic, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, is interested in a Family Medicine physician to provide the full spectrum of family medicine skills and patient care, with OB optional. This position will be involved in clinical teaching of medical students and other learners. This position may involve academic scholarly work.

This clinic has a small-town feel with the support of a large, academic system and connections with specialists.

Overview of Position:

  • Provide full spectrum family medicine skills and patient care in outpatient clinic setting, with opportunities to do procedures.  Potential to practice inpatient medicine, practice OB/maternity care, and do newborn rounding.
  • Opportunity to teach medical students in the clinic or to pursue teaching options with the medical school.
  • Clinic offers mentorship with a diverse provider team at various career stages.
  • Providers and staff are welcoming and have longevity with the clinic – there is an overall environment of team camaraderie.
  • Work-life balance is a priority. Large shared call pool (outpatient clinic call all over the phone).
  • Clinic is established in community with an opportunity to grow your patient panel quickly.
  • The support of an academic center provides additional growth opportunities, professional development, and committees to promote personal growth.

About SMPH and DFMCH:

The successful candidate will join a world-class institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinic and population health research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Madison is the state’s capitol city with a population of over 270,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is a large, tier-one clinical department in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). DFMCH and its associated UW Health clinic operation has over 750 employees, including 171 faculty and an additional 261 clinical adjunct faculty located throughout the state. The DFMCH is committed to patient care while also offering outstanding educational and research programs. There are over 150 residents in our sponsored and academic partner programs, and more than 400 medical students train in the department each year, with the Madison residency program ranking fifth in the nation for 2023. In fiscal year 2022, our physicians and residents practicing at 17 clinics throughout the state managed over 358,000 patient visits—an integral part of the department’s success. Research funding from the NIH and other state, federal and private sources exceeded $9.8 million in fiscal year 2022 and supported several areas of interest including major research projects in pain management, addiction and substance misuse prevention and treatment, and infectious disease surveillance. Learn more about our department’s work and our DEI commitment by visiting

DFMCH has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee that was formed in 2015. The committee’s vision is for DFMCH to be a place where everyone feels engaged, included, and has a sense of belonging; a place that reflects the community we serve at all levels.

Anticipated start date: 2023-2024 (remains flexible for final candidate)


  • MD/DO
  • Wisconsin medical licensure required prior to start date.
  • Certification by or eligible for certification by American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP)
  • Successful completion of a fully accredited Family Medicine Residency Program.


  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including state retirement and state benefits.
  • Faculty employment with UW-Madison/UWMF provides eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Community: Beaver Dam, WI is located just northeast of Madison. Some of the providers and staff live in Madison, and some live in Beaver Dam. Beaver Dam offers the small-town feel, and Madison provides urban amenities. Working in Beaver Dam offers options as it relates to your community preferences.

Beaver Dam, WI, located in Dodge County, is a thriving city of approximately 17,000 residents, which was settled with the arrival of the Milwaukee Railroad. Beaver Dam is a family-friendly community with an excellent local economy and a diverse mix of businesses. This safe community has a low cost of living, and offers progressive public and private school systems.

Beaver Dam is home to a 6,000-acre lake surrounded by rich farmlands and 300 acres of beautiful parks. The community offers a variety of dining and coffee options, a local brewery, plenty of shopping, an open-air outdoor Farmer’s Market, a thriving theater, music and arts scene, golf courses, sporting activities and outdoor recreation, such as fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and a community calendar of events that is filled up all year long. The nearby Horicon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge has over 300 species of birds, over 10 miles of hiking, two boardwalks with habitat and wildlife viewing sites, and an opportunity for canoeing and kayaking.

Beaver Dam is situated just 35 minutes from Madison, 1 hour from Milwaukee and the Fox Valley, 1 1/2 hours from Green Bay, and 2 1/2 hours north of Chicago. It’s perfectly located in Wisconsin to be near all of the great amenities the state has to offer.

Open Position Links:

For additional information, please contact:
Andrew Prickett, Faculty Recruiter
Phone: (608) 262-9886

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.