Rurally Track Program – Monroe, WI

Monroe Clinic established a rural family medicine residency in 2015 in partnership with UIC Rockford. In 2023, the program transferred sponsorship to University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The program demonstrates commitment to osteopathic training also providing experiences in ultrasound, critical care, inpatient and outpatient procedures, inter-professional training, and simulation. The residency clinic opened in 2020 offering team-based care and collaboration with the pharmacy residency. In 2021, the program enhanced it’s osteopathic emphasis by partnering with Midwestern University.

Unique Features

  • Critical Care Curriculum
  • Strong Procedural Training (Inpatient and Outpatient)
  • Ultrasound Curriculum
  • Integrated Curriculum (live at rural site all three years)
  • On-site Simulation Lab
  • Osteopathic Emphasis (#1 Clinic Procedure)
  • Emergency medicine Fellowship
  • Hospitalist Fellowship

Additional Information

Monroe and the surrounding area offer many beautiful parks and trails, an active arts community, distinctive retailers and diverse businesses, large and small. Known as a great place to raise a family, the area features a low cost of living with affordable housing options. Local public and religiously affiliated schools are highly rated, and there are several quality, affordable preschools and child care facilities in the area.

Downtown Monroe features a bustling town square where residents and visitors regularly gather to enjoy outdoor concerts, farmers’ markets, and community festivals. While it offers the best of small town living, events such as Cheese Days and well-known breweries and restaurants draw visitors from all over the globe. Whether you like to work out at the YMCA, golf well-kept greens, bike with your family on the Sugar River Trail, snowshoe in New Glarus Woods State Park, or check out favorite fishing and hunting areas, you find plenty of recreational options year round.

Like most small communities in southern Wisconsin, Monroe is known for its safety, friendliness and cleanliness. Our fresh air and neighborly streets invite quiet evening strolls comparable to nothing urban settings have to offer.