Wisconsin State Capitol, Room 411-South, Madison

CONTACT: Sam Austin, Program Director
[email protected]

Madison – The Evidence-Based Health Policy Project (EBHPP) will host a briefing on research and tools related to creating adequate support for the healthcare workforce in Wisconsin. The event will be held at the Wisconsin State Capitol, Room 411-South, on February 21, from 1:00pm-3:00pm. The program is free and open to the public, with advance registration recommended.

The event, Right Providers in the Right Places: What Policies Support Adequate Healthcare Workforce in Wisconsin?, will feature four presentations from a variety of specialties related to on ongoing research and evidence-based programming across the state:

• Dr. Patricia Pittman from the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute
• Dr. Susan Zahner from the UW-Madison School of Nursing
• Sara Koliner and Jaime Olson of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services
• Ann Zenk of the Wisconsin Hospital Association
• Richelle Andrae of the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce

The EBHPP is a partnership with the UW Population Health Institute, the La Follette School of Public Affairs, and the Wisconsin Legislative Council. The non-partisan project bridges medicine and health policy, as well as research and practice, to serve the Wisconsin Legislature and other decision-makers. Originally formed in 2002, the EBHPP aims to connect localized health research with key stakeholders in Wisconsin, with the goal of encouraging an evidence-informed approach to policy-making.

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