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The Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute is a continuing education and training resource supported jointly by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). Funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment (affiliated with MCW) and the Wisconsin Partnership Program (affiliated with SMPH), the Institute is co-directed by Peter Layde, MD, MSc of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Karen Timberlake, JD of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and was created to contribute to the development of a "sufficient and competent workforce," one of the priorities of the state health plan, Healthiest Wisconsin 2020.
Purpose: To build public and community health skills and leadership capacity throughout Wisconsin
Vision: Healthy people in healthy communities through education and leadership development
Mission: Development of transformational leaders who engage in innovative community health improvement activities that effectively protect and promote the health of the public
Target Audience: Those working to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin, such as current and future leaders of health care systems, communities, governmental public health agencies, and academic organizations; health care practitioners and providers; policy makers; and the media.
For more information on the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute, please contact us.