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 is the place to practice family medicine in a strong primary care community.
The UW Health Fort Atkinson Clinic is interested in a Family Medicine physician to provide the full spectrum of family medicine skills and patient care. This position will also be involved in clinical teaching of medical students and other learners.
Provision of clinical care for patients at the UW Health Fort Atkinson Clinic, may include med/peds call (phone call only), nursing home visits, and performing administrative duties as necessary in the position. This position will also be involved in clinical teaching of medical students and other learners. This position may also have the opportunity to work on collaborative initiatives with other parts of UW Health.
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.
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) is currently the sixth-ranked Academic Family Medicine Department in the United States. This department is a distinctly large, tier-one clinical department in the University of Wisconsin School Of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) based on size, scope, and complexity. The DFMCH and associated UW Health clinic operation has over 800 employees, including 172 faculty. An additional 253 clinical adjunct faculty are located throughout the state. The DFMCH trains over 150 residents and teaches over 500 medical students each year. Our physicians and residents practice at 17 clinics located throughout the state. The clinical practice is integral to the success of the department and UW Health due to the high volume of patients seen in our clinics with over 348,000 visits per year. The DFMCH has research funding from NIH, private industry and a wide variety of private foundations with funding exceeding $8 Million in FY2019. Research interests include addiction and substance misuse, prevention and treatment; infectious disease surveillance; systems-engineering approaches for improving ambulatory care; and practice-based research to improve health outcomes for the state of Wisconsin.
Degree and area of specialization:
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
Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary and excellent 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.
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For additional information, please contact:
Sheena Frydrych, Physician Recruiter
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.