The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UW Health Fort Atkinson Clinic, in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, seeks a Clinical Physician. This position will include full spectrum family medicine in the outpatient clinic setting.

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

Job Responsibilities:

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is interested in a Family Medicine physician to join the UW Health Fort Atkinson Clinic. This physician faculty will provide the full spectrum of family medicine skills and patient care. This position will be involved in clinical teaching of medical students and other learners.

Duties will include provision of clinical care of patients, clinical teaching of medical students and other learners, participation in clinical faculty call schedule (phone call only), nursing home visits, departmental meetings, and performing administrative duties as necessary in the position.

There may be additional opportunities within UW-SMPH and UW Health to be involved. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members. The preferred candidate will either have experience teaching and working with a diverse population or will welcome a commitment to teaching and working with a diverse population.

About SMPH and DFMCH:

The School of Medicine and Public Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

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 254,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (UW DFMCH) is a large, tier-one clinical department in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). Ranked fifth in the nation among academic family medicine departments, 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. Over 150 residents and more than 400 medical students train in the department each year. In FY2021, our physicians and residents practicing at 17 clinics throughout the state managed over 338,000 patient visits, an integral part of the department’s success. Research funding from the NIH and other state, federal and private sources exceeded $7.8 million in FY2021 and supported several areas of interest including major research projects in pain management, addiction and substance misuse prevention and treatment, and infectious disease surveillance.

Anticipated start date: 2023, but will remain flexible start date 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.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including state retirement and state benefits.

Community: Fort Atkinson, WI (population 12,500), is the largest city in Jefferson County and is set against the beautiful backdrop of Lake Koshkonong and the Rock and Bark Rivers.

Fort Atkinson is an artsy, well-maintained community with a place for all stages of life. There are a variety of housing options with historic homes, newly constructed subdivisions, riverfront condos, apartments, and more. The school systems in Fort Atkinson are well respected and comprehensive, and the community is located just 10 minutes from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Fort Atkinson offers a variety of activities for every season. It has a historic downtown with local dining and shopping options, as well as the Saturday Farmer’s Market. There is a reputable arts scene with a well-known dinner theater, performing arts, concerts in the park, museums, and some of the best musical entertainment statewide. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, boating, biking, local parks, golfing, ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing, local cherry and blueberry orchards, an aquatic center, and even skydiving options for thrill seekers.

Living in Fort Atkinson allows you to enjoy a small community, while still being only one hour from both Madison and Milwaukee and two hours from Chicago.

Open Position Links:

For additional information, please contact:
Sheena Frydrych, Physician Recruiter
Phone: 920-819-5044

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.