American Family Children's Hospital

Refer a Patient

UW Health offers services at more than 80 specialty clinics. To refer a patient for outpatient care, please use one of the following options. For URGENT referrals, please call the appropriate UW Health specialty clinic directly to schedule an appointment.



ONLINE: Complete the Online Request for Appointment Form

This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics.


FAX: Complete the Request for Clinic Appointment Form (pdf)
This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics. Please fax the form to (608) 203-2661 or toll-free at (888) 875-8490.


PHONE: Call the clinic directly. Directory (pdf)


Admissions and Consultations

Mother-Baby Care

Call (866) 678-7636

  • Transfer a neonate to one of our NICUs in Madison, Wis.
        Level 3 NICU: UnityPoint Health - Meriter
        Level 4 NICU: UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital
  • Consult with UW Health neonatologist, maternal-fetal medicine specialist or pediatric cardiologist (i.e., to arrange a fetal echocardiogram)
  • Coordinate transfer of an expectant mother for prenatal or delivery care at UnityPoint Health - Meriter 

All Other Pediatric and Adult Patients

Call the UW Health Access Center at (608) 263-6796 or (800) 472-0111.

Transplant Referrals

The UW Health Transplant Program strives to provide superior communication, education and support to referring providers. The goal of the program is to work in a collaborative effort to provide extraordinary transplant patient care. Transplant Referrals information


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Learn more about our services for Referring Physicians

See if a UW Health physician provides outreach services in your community

UW Health Prior Authorization Form


CCKM and Clinical Reference Materials

The Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM) evaluates and organizes evidence to drive clinical decisions that promote efficiency, consistency, and quality throughout UW Health. Health professionals may access our tools and reference materials below:


CCKM Clinical Tool Search

Clinical Reference Materials


Image and Record Sharing

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

UW Health ImageShare Program


Telemedicine Programs

UW Health Telehealth

UW Telestroke Network


Continuing Education

Pediatric Pathways, articles with CME credit from American Family Children's Hospital

Emergency Education Center (formerly the EMS Program)

Tumor Boards and Multidisciplinary Case Conferences

Office of Continuing Professional Development

Clinical Simulation Program

IME Video Library

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

Department of Surgery CME Outreach Talks



Physician Liaisons are available to facilitate communication and handle referral concerns between regional physicians and UW Health consultants.

Phone: (608) 262-5150


Provider Relations is a hospital-based advocate for referring providers, their staff, referral coordinators and health plan staff.

Phone: (608) 263-8013


Printable Find a Doctor Directories are available to referring physician offices wanting to print a directory of UW Health physicians for one or more specialties. For comprehensive clinic and biographical information for UW Health physicians, including video profiles, visit the main Find a Doctor directory.

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