Urban Program with a Rural Pathway – Madison, WI
The UW Madison Family Medicine Rural Health Equity Track (RHET), at the Belleville Clinic, prepares residents to be leaders in improving rural health care. Through a customizable community focus and emphasis on health equity, RHET prepares residents for rural practice and advocacy.
RHET residents fully participate in the Madison curriculum, including the rural experiences for all Madison Residents, plus:
- Four 2-week Hospital Care rotations at a rural hospital
- Priority placement at outpatient specialty rotations, such as Ortho, Sports Med, ENT
- Additional 4-week rural Family Medicine rotation, which can be arranged in communities you are considering for future practice
- Quarterly workshops on rural health topics designed and led by RHET residents
- Funding for national rural conferences
- Mentorship from Advisory Committee Member in current rural practice
Once a medical student has matched with the Madison Program, they will be asked to select their preferred clinical site and interest in RHET. Madison leadership will determine RHET residents.