The Wisconsin Office of Rural Health (WORH) was established in 1975, within the University of Wisconsin Medical School, to address shortages of health services in rural areas.As the WORH evolved, it developed a strong health professional recruitment program and worked with many programs at the federal and state levels to bring health care services to underserved areas.
The WORH appreciates your interest in bringing your skills to the State of Wisconsin. Wisconsin welcomes you to a world of opportunity in its scenic and diverse surroundings. Wisconsin is not only a great place to work, but a wonderful place to play! Sparkling lakes and rivers, spectacular forests, and abundant wildlife are put on display year round in the changing scenery of our four seasons. Wisconsin's natural beauty provides a recreational playground for almost every outdoor activity, whether you are watching a Packer game in Green Bay, sailing on one of our two Great Lakes,or enjoying Shakespeare under the stars with the American Players Theatre. You will also find a diverse group of people and culture in Wisconsin. Students and professionals from all over the world meet at our world-class universities, creating eclectic communities and providing opportunities to experience different ethnic traditions. The WORH can help you experience the high quality of life here in Wisconsin. Our long-standing Physician Placement Program has helped place more than 390 physicians in nearly 125 Wisconsin communities since its inception in 1979. Those services continue with placement for primary care and specialty physicians, mid-level providers and allied health care professionals. We continue assisting Wisconsin hospitals and clinics staff critical positions and assisting you with personalized service to find a place you'll love to practice.