From bench to bedside
Members of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health rapidly translate discovery into application and continually foster synergies between clinical care, education, and research. The School of Medicine and Public Health is home to 27 departments — 17 in the clinical sciences and 10 in the basic sciences. Some of the nation’s leading researchers, educators and clinicians serve on the faculty, including several National Medal of Science recipients and National Academy of Science honorees.
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in the workforce as essential to providing the best care for our patients. We strive to fight racism in all places — not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us better serve patients from all communities.
Home to top-performing hospitals
UW Health is home to top performing hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois, including University Hospital in Madison, which has been ranked Wisconsin’s No. 1 hospital for 10 straight years by U.S. News & World Report. Our American Family Children’s Hospital is a regional leader in pediatric special care, while in Rockford, our SwedishAmerican Hospital is a leading regional hospital known for high performance in many specialties including cardiology, cancer care and orthopedics.