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Family Health Clinic

The Family Health Clinic offers the full range of services found in any modern clinic. The types of patients seen in the clinic reflect those in any busy family physician's office, and consultation is available from Mayo Clinic Health System staff whenever necessary.

Continuity of care for both inpatients and outpatients is enhanced by the close proximity of the clinic and hospital. Residents can care for their outpatients and inpatients without ever going outside.

Residents spend one to two half-days per week in the clinic during their first year, three half-days per week during their second year, and four half-days per week during their third year. Faculty members are present during all clinic hours to provide instruction, support, and supervision.

Tour facilities for the Family Medicine Residency in La Crosse, Wisconsin


Tour facilities for the Family Medicine Residency in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare

Starting as Western Wisconsin's first hospital in 1883, Mayo Clinic Health System in Southwest Wisconsin continues to put the needs of our patients first as we deliver safe, high-quality patient care to the 7 Rivers Region.

Today we are part of a respected network of community-focused hospitals and clinics that serve Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. More than 1,000 physicians and 1,000 specialized care providers — nearly 16,500 staff in all — collaborate to bring you the best care possible.

Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse is a community-based, fully-accredited, comprehensive medical center. It provides patient services in family practice, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and high-risk maternity, gynecology, newborn nursery, neonatology, intensive and coronary care, medical rehabilitation, emergency medicine/trauma, chemical dependency, and mental health.

The medical center provides a full complement of diagnostic and therapeutic services. Surgical, medical, and cardiac patients are cared for with the latest equipment in the ICU/CCU.

More than 200 physicians, Ph.D.s, and associate providers, representing nearly all specialty and subspecialty areas, practice at this location. However, the institutional philosophy remains primary care-focused and family-centered.

A member of the Mayo Clinic Health System since 1995, it operates hospitals and clinics in eight communities in southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Total employment system-wide is approximately 3,200.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Southwest Wisconsin broke ground on April 12, 2022, on its largest construction project ever to replace the hospital building on the La Crosse campus.

The new six-floor, 96-bed facility will include:

  • A surgical and procedural floor adjacent to and integrated with the current operating rooms, housing pre- and post-surgery recovery rooms
  • Endoscopy suites
  • Cardiac catheterization labs and interventional radiology
  • Medical-surgical units
  • Flexible ICU and progressive care unit
  • A new family birth center
  • Shell space for future growth

Mayo Clinic Health System continually invests in forward-looking facilities and technologies that equip our staff to bring the best of Mayo Clinic care close to home for our patients and communities. When completed, our hospital will be unparalleled in its use of technology; innovative, efficient design to support our staff; and thoughtful details that enhance the healing environment, and provide convenience, safety, and comfort for patients and visitors.

The new hospital is expected to open in late 2024.