The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (UW-DFMCH) sponsors several clinical and research fellowship programs to help family physicians further meet their career goals:

Clinical Fellowships

  • Academic Fellowship: This fellowship provides educational and professional experiences to enhance family physicians’ teaching, clinical, scholarly, and leadership skills.
  • Addiction Medicine Fellowship: This Fellowship, created in 2010, is one of the first programs in the country that provides training to family physicians with an interest in becoming Board Certified in the newly recognized specialty of Addiction Medicine.
  • American Medical Association Foundation National LGBTQ+ Health Fellowship: Beginning in July 2022, this fellowship aims to transform the health equity landscape for the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on primary care. The fellowship is housed in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and builds on the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s and UW Health system’s existing foundations of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies that support affirming LGBTQ+ services. It is co-led by Dr. Elizabeth Petty and Dr. William Schwab. Dr. Ronni Hayon (Family Medicine), Dr. Elizabeth Trowbridge (Medicine) and Dr. Britt Allen (Pediatrics) serve as Faculty Champions and Fellowship Mentors. Christina Swords, PhD. is the Fellowship Administrator. Read announcement »
  • Integrative Health Fellowship: This fellowship—one of the few worldwide that combines both academic and Integrative Health interests into one overall experience—prepares individuals to become national and international leaders in Integrative Health.
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship: This fellowship provides clinical, teaching, and research experiences to train primary care physicians to care for sports-related problems in children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Rural Family Medicine Obstetrics (FMOB) Fellowship: This is a 24-month fellowship that provides needed surgical training and high-risk obstetrical experience for family physicians who plan to care for a rural population. The fellowship will also provide an opportunity for family physicians to enhance their clinical, teaching, scholarly, and leadership skills in obstetrics.

Research Fellowships

  • Primary Care Research Fellowship: This fellowship provides opportunities to individuals aiming for careers in medical research related to the organization, delivery, or effectiveness of primary health care and preventive medicine.

Faculty Opportunities

We also offer a wide selection of faculty development and training opportunities to our current faculty.

We invite you to explore the variety of institutional and departmental programs available through the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.

Fellowship 2019

Fellowship Schedule

In addition to individual mentoring, the fellowship program also sponsors a weekly seminar series, twice yearly fellowship symposiums, and various additional educational opportunities.