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Are you a UW Health patient or patient family member? If so, we want to partner with you to create the best patient experience possible at UW Health. The only way we can do that is with your unique perspective and expertise as a Patient and Family Advisor.

 

 
Members of the Patient and Family Advisory Council have been part of every discussion about UW Health at The American Center.

Partners In Care

 

More than 100 Patient and Family Advisors are actively engaged in improvement efforts, partnering with staff throughout UW Health. Their contributions span seven Patient and Family Advisory Councils and 29 councils, committees and work groups.

 

Learn More About Ways to Get Involved

UW Health has seven Patient and Family Advisory Councils and 29 councils, committees and work groups. 

Making A Difference

 

"We have a patient participant on our Intentional Rounding Committee and her input has been invaluable. She communicates openly and honestly, always bringing the patient perspective, and she has great ideas!"  

– Michele Glynn, Director, Education and Development for Nursing and Patient Care Services, UW Hospitals and Clinics

Meet Our Advisors

 

What's it like to be a Patient and Family Advisor at UW Health? Watch this short video featuring some of our advisors describing their experiences.

 

Read More About the Benefits of Joining

Patient and Family Advisor Kristine Wiese is among a group of patients and family members who are playing a key role in helping to design UW Health at The American Center, the new health care facility slated to open on the eastside of Madison in 2015. 

Project Spotlight: UW Health at The American Center

 

Patient and Family Advisor Kristine Wiese knows well the challenges of finding one's way through UW Hospital and Clinics. Now she's among a group of patient and family members playing a key role in helping to design UW Health at The American Center, the new facility opening on Madison's east side in 2015.

 

Read more: Better By Design