New Employee Onboarding – Draft

Welcome to the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison!

With your acceptance of our employment offer, you join over 4,000 other faculty and staff working together to advance health without compromise through service, scholarship, science, and social responsibility.

We want to provide you with an organized timeline of the tasks you’ll need to complete for your appointment with SMPH, which vary by appointment type.

Please click on your appointment type below to get started. You can find your appointment type and job title on your appointment letter.

If your appointment is in the Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health or Radiology, go to the New Employee Onboarding page for those departments.
If your appointment is in UW Carbone Cancer Center, go to the New Employee Onboarding page for UWCCC.

wdt_ID Appointment Type Included Job Titles
1 Limited, Academic Staff, & University Staff (ongoing/renewable)
2 Employee-In-Training • Grad Intern/Trainee
• Intern (Non-Physician)
• Post Grad Trainee
• Postdoctoral Fellow
• Postdoctoral Scholar
• Postdoctoral Trainee
• Research Associate
• Research Intern
3 Student Assistants • Advanced Opportunity Fellow
• Fellow
• Graduate Assistant
• Housefellow/Resident Assistant
• Lecturer
• Program Assistant
• Research Assistant
• Scholar
• Teaching Assistant
• Trainee
• Undergraduate Assistant
• Undergraduate Intern
4 Student Help