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Academic Relations

Aurora Health Care is proud to host more than 4,500 health profession trainees and students every year. We are the largest clinical education site in Wisconsin.


The Doctors & Researchers of Tomorrow

We provide opportunities for tomorrow’s medical professionals to learn the skills they need in an environment focused on improving patient care.

Through internships, rotations, residencies, fellowships and continuing education, you can experience patient-centered medicine and research firsthand.

We have training, education or internship opportunities in the following fields:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Allied health (caregivers who are not doctors, nurses or dentists)
  • Informatics (information and data science)
  • Biomedicine (using biology and physiology to find treatments for diseases and medical conditions)
  • Research


The Aurora Advantage

We regard every intern, fellow, resident and student as a future colleague. We will treat you with the same respect and honesty that every member of our team expects.

Medical students, residents and fellows choose us because of our:

  • Learning environment: You will train in a highly rated clinical environment, providing you with the knowledge and skills you need for success.
  • Teamwork: We treat you as an equal, with access to the information and resources you need to fully participate with your team.
  • Faculty: Renowned clinicians and teachers model effective care, providing feedback to help you improve and provide better patient care.

Medical Students

Medical, Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant Students

Aurora’s Clinician Student Services unit welcomes more than 1,200 students every year. Here, you’ll have opportunities to work with experienced and skilled professionals in multiple fields.

Prepare for team-based medicine at our patient-centered, integrated health system.

Students receive:

  • Individual attention: Coordinators welcome and work with all students to prepare them for their clinical experiences and training and set them up for success.
  • Expert placement: Our student management team streamlines the placement process to ensure students are placed with expert caregivers and learn to work as a valuable member of a team.
  • Participation: Depending on your educational requirements and preferences, you may participate in quality improvement initiatives, research or scholarly inquiries.

For more student information you can email us at


Aurora UW Medical Group & Volunteer Faculty

Clinical adjunct professors are essential to the educational, research and service missions of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH). They make vital contributions through a wide variety of activities while employed outside of the medical school. Our clinical adjunct professors perform at least 25 hours of annual service on behalf of the university  including  teaching UW medical students or Aurora residents or fellows, co-presenting a regional/national meetings with their academic department colleagues and participating in curriculum development and accreditation activities for the UWSMPH. 

The following lists comprise the university’s clinical adjunct assistant, associate and full professors based at Aurora:

Graduate Medical Education

Residencies & Fellowships

We sponsor more than 150 residents and fellows annually in a variety of medical specialties. You will learn how to be outstanding clinicians and leaders in team-based care, population health and quality improvement.

We offer residencies in:

We offer fellowships in:

Aurora’s Graduate Medical Education department can help you succeed in your career. Email us at

Research Internships

Internships at Aurora Research Institute

You can participate in original and potentially lifesaving research as an intern.

Our scientists, clinicians and leaders act as mentors for promising future researchers. As an intern, you will get the opportunity to work directly on our research initiatives and projects. This experience will give you an edge as you pursue your career in medicine or science.

Our internships include:

  • Aurora Research Institute Summer Student Internship Program*
  • Aurora Metro Medical Staff Summer Research Fellowship Program*
  • Aurora BayCare Medical Center Research Internship Program (year-round)

Clinical, laboratory-based and professional opportunities are available. Look for the job posting in late December or early January, or sign up for job notifications at

To learn more about internships in research, please contact us.


For non-research internships at Advocate Aurora Health, email

How to Participate

Find out more about ways to participate in research.

Make a Donation

Your donation can help fund critical research or help to develop new medical products.

Work for Aurora

Learn more about our employment opportunities.

Collaborate With Aurora

Bring our expertise and data to your research program.


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