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Internships and fellowships

VA Madison health care provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Residency Program

The VA Madison healthcare system is a regional specialty care site for cardiovascular and pulmonary referrals for Veterans across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.  It has the only VA hospital in nation that performs both heart and lung transplantation.  All cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation is provided by PT specialists in the inpatient and outpatient settings for a rich learning experience for our Residency Program.

Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency Program

The Madison VA Medical Center offers licensed physical therapists a year-long advanced practice residency in Geriatric Physical Therapy. The experience a resident will obtain from this program is bolstered by its distinct, specialty area-specific resources, including one of the nation’s 20 Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs). Learn more about our Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency Program

Pharmacy Residency Program

The VA Madison healthcare system has offered residencies in Ambulatory/Primary Care since 1983 and has trained over 150 residents to date.  We currently offer two PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residencies. One is fulltime within the ambulatory care setting, while the other is split evenly between inpatient and ambulatory care. Both are designed to train graduates to be exceptional clinical practitioners and leaders and meet all requirements as set forth by ASHP for first year Pharmacy Residency programs

Psychology Internship Program

The psychology internship at the VA Madison healthcare system is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.  Check out the Psychology Internship Program for more information.

Residents, Student Nurses, Medical Students and Fellows

As one of four statutory missions, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) conducts education and training programs for health professions trainees to enhance the quality of care provided for Veteran patients.  Before your VA rotation begins, you must complete required paperwork.  Please review the requirements for your rotation, as well as links to additional information regarding opportunities available to you.

Contact us

William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Human Resources
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT
Phone608-280-7026 or toll-free at 888-478-8321, ext. 17026