American Family Children's Hospital

Working at UW Hospitals and Clinics - Education and Training

Contact Information

(608) 263-6500 (phone)

(608) 263-5778 (fax)


UW Health Recruitment Center, 301 S. Westfield Road, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53717

Corporate Academy


Employee growth and development is important at UW Hospitals and Clinics. All employees have access to dozens of classes and programs in several areas:

  • Career and personal development
  • Computer skills
  • Fundamentals
  • Leadership development
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible UW Hospitals and Clinics employees may receive job or UWHC workforce-need related reimbursement of up to 100 percent of 15 credits per academic year. Reimbursement is pro-rated if employee works less than full-time.
School at Work Program
UW Hospitals and Clinics’ School at Work program is a 32-week program, which targets employees at or about the ninth grade reading level. Employees are paid to meet each week and improve skills in writing, reading, math, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. They receive career, résumé and interviewing coaching throughout the program.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Designed to help employees whose primary language is not English, this program provides an opportunity to improve your ability to speak, read and write in English. Participants will be tested, put into basic, intermediate and advanced levels, and will develop their reading, writing and speaking skills for use on the job or at home.
Management Development
UW Hospitals and Clinics has a special educational curriculum for managers addressing topics such as financial management, understanding policies, people management and system training. UW Hospitals and Clinics’ goal is to provide education that is practical, focused on our managers’ changing needs, and focused on key priorities for the organization.
President’s Scholarship
UW Hospitals and Clinics provides a scholarship for one high performing manager or above each year and pays for 100 percent of the costs to earn an Executive MBA degree through the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business. The scholarship also allows for paid time off to attend weekly classes and recipients given six-month fellowship upon graduation.
Career and Educational Coaching
Employees have access to career and educational counseling and coaching opportunities throughout the year.