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The Wisconsin Partnership Program represents a far-reaching commitment by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to improve the health and well-being of Wisconsin residents through investments in research, education, prevention practices and interventions, and policy development.


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New Investigator Grant Applications
Due May 13


Preliminary grant applications for the New Investigator Program are due May 13. The New Investigator Program helps promising researchers take innovative approaches to improving health in Wisconsin. Projects span the continuum from basic, clinical, social/behavioral and population sciences. Learn more

Community grants

Coming Soon: New Community Grants


A new funding program will support large-scale, evidence-based, community-academic partnerships. The Community Impact Grants Program will require applicants to have worked together on grants, quality improvement initiatives, publications and/or programming such that trust and mutual understanding have been established. Request for Partnerships to be released in late May.

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Improving Wisconsin’s Rural Medicine


To address the state’s serious shortage of physicians in rural areas, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health created the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) with funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program.


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Five-Year Plan

Read the Five-Year Plan


The 2014-2019 Five-Year Plan is the third since the inception of the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The plan is the culmination of 18 months of strategic discussions within the Oversight and Advisory Committee and Partnership Education and Research Committee.


Read the five-year plan (pdf)

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Celebrating Community Partnerships


The Wisconsin Partnership Program’s Growing Farm to School project received a 2014 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Award at the Olin House on June 3.


Funded by a Community-Academic Partnership Fund (CAPF) grant in 2012, the project seeks to improve nutrition and increase physical activity among Wisconsin children. Read more


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Outcome Reports 

Last updated: 05/13/2015
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