Find out more about the American Family Children's Hospital.
Welcome to the University of Wisconsin! Our goal is to develop leaders in academic pediatrics and provide you with outstanding fellowship training that will meet your goals. In addition to superb clinical training, you will have the opportunity to work with research mentors in basic science, clinical research, and health services research. And, Madison is a wonderful place to live – with its wonderful restaurants, diverse culture, and year-round recreational activities.
We are delighted to have the opportunity to help prepare you for your career, and we hope you'll explore these pages to learn more about what we can offer you.
For complete information on Department of Pediatrics fellowships, please select your program of interest:
American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH) is a six-story, 135,000 square foot, 84-bed facility that supports the full integration of clinical care, academic programs, and research initiatives to produce a state-of-the-art enterprise not found elsewhere in the region.
Other affiliated hospitals and clinics throughout the state of Wisconsin play an important role in our fellowship programs. Through joint research projects and teaching assignments, these facilities serve as strong educational resources for the university and our fellows.
The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics provides a full range of benefits for its residents and fellows. More information on compensation and benefits is available on the UW Health Graduate Medical Education (GME) website.
Madison is consistently rated one of the best places in the country to live and play. A vibrant, picturesque city with a population just over 200,000, Madison is the state capital and the home of the University of Wisconsin. While boasting many big city amenities, Madison is an easy city in which to live. Commutes are short, the cost of living reasonable, and the crime rate low. It’s a great place to work, have fun, find friends who share your interests, and raise a family.
Tips for Success in Finding the Right Fellowship
Since all pediatric specialty fellowships have many features in common that are dictated by accreditation requirements, search for the differences that will help you identify a program that is the best fit for your goals and needs.
Review fellowship websites and printed materials in order to build an understanding of the support that will be available for your clinical and research interests at each program.