UW-Madison CrestThe Madison Family Medicine Residency Program is committed to the personal and professional growth of each of its residents. That growth is fostered by a dynamic curriculum and nurtured by a supportive community of residents, faculty, and staff.

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Madison Residency Mission Statement

  • Cultivates physician leaders from a variety of backgrounds by fostering professional and personal growth
  • Teaches full-spectrum family medicine and community health with evidence-based, collaborative and innovative approaches
  • Serves the healthcare needs of diverse patient populations in Wisconsin and beyond


The UW DFMCH is pleased to offer a generous and competitive benefit package for residents in our program.

“Throughout residency, I was thankful for the collaborative learning environment that was fostered by the faculty and my fellow residents. I felt uplifted, encouraged, and challenged to learn and grow every day.”  Justin Temple, MD 

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Our curriculum offers robust experiences in obstetrics, critical care medicine, and pediatrics, as well as numerous electives. Diverse continuity clinics provide residents with a dedicated patient panel for three full years.

Two residents per year are selected to participate in the Rural Health Equity Track.

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our program, our people, and our exciting and beautiful city, or download our Welcome to the Madison Family Medicine Residency Program Booklet (3.0Mb).

Serving Our Community

Madison Family Medicine Residency Senior Night Book 2024Part of what makes the Madison Family Medicine Residency Program who we are is our strong connection to the community we live in. The 2024 Senior Book showcases scholarly and community medicine projects from our most recent graduating class.

Review the eligibility criteria (PDF) for the Madison Family Medicine residency program.

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Madison program criteria (PDF)

Program Size

48 residents (16 per year)

City Size

270,000 (687,000 metro area)

Program Highlights

Diverse faculty and clinical sites; Osteopathic recognition; community hospital with access to University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Community Highlights

Big city perks, small town feel. State capitol and home of UW-Madison; city of lakes, lively cultural scene, and numerous recreational opportunities

Practice Setting

Urban, suburban, rural