Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital is the only academic medical center in eastern Wisconsin. Academic medical centers, which represent just 6 percent of America’s hospitals, are partnerships between a medical school and its affiliated teaching hospitals and clinics. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-science treatments and technology. Many Medical College physicians are consistently named to the "Best Doctors in America" list, including more than 300 of the doctors who practice at Froedtert Hospital. These exceptional physicians bring our patients a level of knowledge, skill and advanced care that only an academic medical center provides.