The Monroe Family Medicine residency is a robust rural training program that will prepare you for a broad range of practice and competencies. This program truly maximizes the potential of the family medicine specialty.

Mission statement: To train Family Medicine residents with a robust and well-rounded rural training curriculum to prepare physicians to work within many different competencies. We aspire for continued improvement in both residency curriculum and experiences by strategically moving towards optimization. Monroe residency strives to provide an enjoyable and engaging residency experience.

Vision statement: To be the premier rural Family Medicine residency training site and produce the best experience for each resident.

Values: Honesty, respect, engagement, prosperity, intellectual, wellness, scholarly, inclusion, psychological safety, transparency, fairness

Some key highlights of our program include:

  • Rigorous curriculum that includes both inpatient, outpatient, emergency medicine and specialty experiences.
  • A strong ultrasound curriculum.
  • Experienced and engaged faculty with a keen interest in education.
  • Large opportunities to learn procedures for clinic, emergency department, inpatient and ICU.
  • EPIC electronic health records.
  • In-house top ranked Emergency Medicine Fellowship
  • Starting 2025 a Rural Critical Care Fellowship
  • Critical care track for residents which can be opted in at the start of their second year.
  • Osteopathic recognition with strong opportunities for osteopathic education.
  • An unmatched hospital culture with excellent nurses, safety, administration, support staff and relationships between residents, providers and faculty.
  • Unopposed program.
  • Although Monroe is a city size of approximately 12,000 people, our catchment area is closer to 90,000.
  • A supportive and collegial learning environment that is void of malignancy and designed to foster your individual career goals.

Monroe Residency Interviews

We will be conducting virtual interviews with optional in-person events and a virtual Second Look. For more information regarding our interview season, please refer to our Monroe Residency Interviews page.

Monroe Clinic

Residents primarily train at SSM Health Monroe Hospital, a nationally recognized community-based hospital. This is complimented by rotational opportunities in Madison at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, SSM Health Dean Medical Group.

Benefits: The program is pleased to offer a generous and competitive for residents in our program.

The program is in Monroe, Wisconsin, approximately one hour south of Madison, and two hours from Chicago.

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Stacey Steinmann, Residency Program Manager
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Eligibility Criteria (PDF)

Program Size

9 residents (3 per year)

City Size


Community Highlights

The Monroe area is continuously changing and has much to offer. Monroe and the surrounding region feature beautiful parks and trails, an active arts community, distinctive retailers, and a variety of businesses, both large and small. Monroe is renowned for its cheesemaking heritage and our annual Cheese Days festival, which celebrates this rich tradition. The Green County community is also known for its tourism, highly regarded breweries, festivals, and wineries. Our fresh air and neighborly streets invite quiet evening strolls. Please visit our wonderful, eventful town.