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University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Medical School

Mailing Address
750 Highland Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
(608) 263-4925
School Information
"The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI is committed to advancing health and health equity through remarkable service to patients and communities, outstanding education, and innovative research. We are developing new approaches for preventing, diagnosing and treating illness by uniting the principles and power of traditional medicine and public health" (Source: The school was founded in 1907. Furthermore, the MD program has an entering class of 176 students.
General Information
The medical school offers numerous resources for anti-racism and DEI. Training for anti-racism and racial equity is offered, however at this time it is not mandated. The school has DEI strategies and related initiative programs. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The Department of Pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine has numerous diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism resources, initiatives, and affinity groups.
  • The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the UW School of Medicine provides “a list of Anti-Racism Resources in service of the DEI Anti-Racism Departmental Initiative.”
  • The school highlighted a “series of events and a toolkit of resources - all focused on anti-racism” including a Diversity Summit, the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge, multiple discussions and trainings, as well as resources and book clubs featuring Ibram X. Kendi.
Symbolic Actions
  • The school’s Department of Diversity lists its strategies towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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