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About Marshfield Clinic Health System

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) is an integrated health system serving Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula with more than 12​​,000 employees including more than 1,600 providers comprising over 170 specialties, a health plan, and research and education programs. 

MCHS primary operations include: 


The Clinic was incorporated under Wiscon​sin law in 1916 and operates as a charitable corporation with all of its assets held in a charitable trust. It is one of only a few large independent nonprofit medical clinics in the United States. See the Marshfield Clinic histor​y for more information.


The mission of the Clinic is to​ enrich lives ... through accessible, affordable compassionate health care.​​​​​ View our Mission, Vision and Values​ >

Marshfield Clinic Health System believes individuals have the right to their highest potential level of health and well-being. We will achieve this by advancing health equity with our patients, health plan members, employees and communities. View our Equity and Inclusion Statement here​.

Providers and staff

MCHS has more than 1,6​00 providers, and has more than 12,000 total employees.


Physicians and other medical professionals comprising over 170 specialties and subspecialties are available to patients. Examples of specialties include neuro-oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric orthopedic surgery and electrophysiology.

Marshfield Clinic System of Care

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an integrated health system whose mission is to enrich lives through accessible, affordable compassionate health care. The Health System serves Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula with more than 1,600 providers comprising 170 specialties, health plan, and research and education programs. Primary operations include more than 60 Marshfield Clinic locations, 11 hospitals, Marshfield Children's Hospital, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, Security Health Plan and Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation​.


Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) was established in 1959. Housed primarily in the Lawton Center and the Melvin R. Laird Center on the Marshfield campus, MCRI scientists conduct clinical research, rural and agricultural health and safety research, work in human genetics, epidemiology and biomedical informatics.


Marshfield Clinic Division of Education has a history of commitment to education and public service. Marshfield Clinic Health System annually provides over 900 students with nearly 1,500 educational experiences. Residency programs include internal medicine, pediatrics, medicine and pediatrics, dermatology, surgery, transitional year and pharmacy as well as fellowships in palliative care, non-operative spine and post-doctoral psychology. As an academic campus of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Marshfield Clinic Health System provides clinical and educational experiences for students of every level.

Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc.

Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., is the health maintenance organization owned by Marshfield Clinic Health System, providing comprehensive health insurance options to more than 200,000 people across all 72 counties in Wisconsin. Security Health Plan was created in 1986 as an outgrowth of Greater Marshfield Health Plan, established in 1971.

Outreach Network

More than 1,200 hospitals, clinics and other sites participate in a variety of Clinic outreach programs. Clinic physicians and staff provide off-site consultation in 52 specialties.


The Clinic had ​​3.2 million patient encounters ​​and reported approximately 310​,000 unique patients in the health system during this same period.

Community Health Needs Assessment Reports 

We are pleased to share the community health needs assessment and implementation strategy reports for the communities in which we serve. Learn more​.

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