UW Health is proud to employ over 730 advanced practice providers (APPs) – nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified anesthesiologist assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists and certified nurse midwives. Our practices span Dane County and the surrounding region with primary care, specialty ambulatory care and inpatient services provided at UW Health hospitals and clinics and many outreach locations.
We advance the UW Health mission by providing exceptional care for our patients, teaching the next generation of learners and promoting health in our communities. UW Health has a growing APP leadership structure through the Office of Advance Practice, which includes a director of Advanced Practice, APP managers, APP supervisors and APP leads. UW Health has a dedicated council to support and advance the practice of APPs within our organzation.
Our vision is to be the best APP workforce in the nation. We will excel in patient care, academics and the betterment of humanity. In doing this, we will contribute on a national scale to APP practice and professionalism, healthcare research, public policy and advocacy, clinical excellence, and interprofessional healthcare education. We will provide innovative, cutting edge and patient centered healthcare. We will be remarkable.