UW Health Cottage Grove
The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has been around since 1970 and focuses on advancing health and well-being by caring, teaching, discovering, leading, and connecting. The department employs 900+ employees, with 165+ being faculty members.
We provide remarkable patient care, offer outstanding educational programs for medical students, residents, and fellows and conduct innovative research.
Physician faculty have the opportunity to practice in residency or community clinics, or to pursue a tenure track appointment. There are 18 family medicine clinics statewide, and each clinic offers a unique place to practice.
Our Vision: Inspiring health and wellness in patients, communities, and ourselves.
Our Mission: The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health advances health and well-being by caring, teaching, discovering, leading, and connecting.
Cottage Grove (population approx 7,000), is located just east of Madison. Madison (population 252,000), the vibrant capital of Wisconsin and home of the University of Wisconsin, and the many picturesque surrounding towns, 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 260 city parks create the perfect setting for an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, from hiking, biking, swimming and sailing along with cross-country skiing, snow sailing, and ice fishing. Urban culture, natural beauty, small town charm – the greater Madison area offers it all!