UW Health is based in Madison, Wis., home to the State Capitol and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the world’s greatest research universities. Cited in multiple rankings as a highly desirable place to live and work, Madison and Dane County are the fastest-growing areas in Wisconsin. UW Health also has a large presence in the Greater Rockford, Ill., area, where families enjoy access to big-city amenities at a fraction of the cost.
Madison: A cultural and culinary hub
Great food and festivals, natural beauty and a top-notch arts/music scene are just three reasons why so many people love the Greater Madison area. You can go, see and do every day while avoiding the heavy traffic and other hassles of a metropolitan area.
Recreation and good life in Greater Rockford
Rockford and north central Illinois offer world-class attractions, outstanding recreation opportunities and beautiful parks — all at a cost of living significantly below those of most metropolitan areas. If a drive to the big city sounds appealing, Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison are each just 90 minutes away or less.
Enjoy sports and outdoor activities
Few places can top south-central Wisconsin and northern Illinois for outdoor activity, be it bicycling, hiking or a relaxing stroll on a beautiful trail. Big Ten fans celebrate the Wisconsin Badgers, who have a long tradition of excellence in sports from football to basketball and volleyball. Hockey fans in the Greater Rockford area cheer for their IceHogs, who play in the American Hockey League.
Diversity in our communities
Greater Madison and Greater Rockford are home to thousands from different ethnic and racial backgrounds. We seek to continuously enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion profile of our organization — not only because it is right, but to provide the best possible experience for our patients.
For all seasons
Midwest living means experiencing the best of all four seasons. No matter the time of year, you’ll find it hard not to get up, get out and take it all in.
Living in Madison
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Madison and Dane County are highly desirable places to live, work and play. Enjoy big-city amenities, tons of paved bike paths and quick, easy access to scores of beautiful rural attractions and nearby communities.
Living in Rockford
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Imagine living and working in a community that offers quality of life, great career opportunities and beautiful parks and recreation sites — all at a surprisingly comfortable cost of living. Rockford and its surrounding area offer all of this and more, with Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison just 90 minutes away.