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

Provide clinical care for patients at the UW Health Urgent Care Clinics. Teaching in the context of provision of clinical care. 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.

Faculty at UW-Madison have the opportunity for professional growth that will allow them to pursue additional clinical and academic interests. There are opportunities in the medical school for formal teaching roles and may be opportunties within the organization for leadership roles that a faculty member can participate. Clinical duties are defined with department leadership approval based on the finalists’ career interests and based on the clinical needs.

DFMCH is seeking family medicine physicians who encompass a variety of skills that relate to how they engage with patients and work in teams. We are looking for professionals who practice effective communication skills, work collaboratively in teams with personal accountability, have clinical training to provide patient care in a compassionate way, can build relationships with patients and colleagues, have the ability to solve problems and identify solutions, are able to think critically and utilize judgment and knowledge to make decisions, know how to manage conflicts and have a personal awareness in managing stress, are willing to adopt changes and practice adaptability when necessary, are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and working with diverse groups and/or patient populations, have a commitment to learners and teaching whether it is in the clinical or didactic setting, and have a commitment to continuous learning, quality improvement, efficiency, and growth throughout their career.

Two Locations within Madison:


  • MD, DO, or equivalent required.
  • 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.

Anticipated start date: 2024 (remains flexible start date for final candidate) There are full or part-time options: 50-100% FTE


  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including state retirement and state benefits.
  • Faculty employment with UW-Madison/UWMF provides eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

About SMPH and DFMCH:

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 270,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is a large, tier-one clinical department in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). 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. There are over 150 residents in our sponsored and academic partner programs, and more than 400 medical students train in the department each year, with the Madison residency program ranking fifth in the nation for 2023. In fiscal year 2022, our physicians and residents practicing at 17 clinics throughout the state managed over 358,000 patient visits, an integral part of the department’s success. Research funding from the NIH and other state, federal and private sources exceeded $9.8 million in fiscal year 2022 and supported several areas of interest including major research projects in pain management, addiction and substance misuse prevention and treatment, and infectious disease surveillance. Learn more about our department’s work and our DEI commitment.

DFMCH Mission: We strengthen personal and community health through education, clinical care, research, community engagement, and advocacy to transform health care for all.

DFMCH Vision: Our department is unified by bringing joy and compassion to our collective work in partnership with patients, families, and communities. We honor the histories of those around us while co-creating new ways of thriving.

DFMCH has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee that was formed in 2015. The committee exists to disrupt and redefine professional culture that is defined by whiteness and model a new normal for what academic medicine looks like and how it works to promote and practice health equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

Community: Madison, Wisconsin (population 270,000) is the vibrant state capital and home to the University of Wisconsin. With many picturesque surrounding towns, the area has the best of all worlds: natural beauty and outdoor recreation, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and an irreverent spirit of fun. Built on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota, Madison is renowned for its beautiful scenery. A total of five area lakes and more than 270 city parks create the perfect setting for an abundance of year-round outdoor activities from hiking, biking, swimming, and sailing to cross-country skiing, snow sailing, and ice fishing. Urban culture, natural beauty, small-town charm – the greater Madison area offers it all!

Open Position Link:

For additional information, please contact:
Becky Maedke, Faculty Recruiter
Phone: (608) 890-0401

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.