About Medical Staff Affairs

Medical Staff Affairs at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (UWHC) is responsible for credentialing and privileging of the Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) that practice at any UWHC location in accordance with federal and state regulations and The Joint Commission.

The Medical Staff members include physicians, dentists, podiatrists and clinical psychologists. The APPs include, but are not limited to, advanced practice nurses, certified registered nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives and physician assistants. At this time, there are more than 1,500 credentialed and privileged providers at UWHC.

Job opportunities

Advanced Practice Professionals

UWHC has a closed medical staff and does not employ the medical staff. They are employed through the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) and/or the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation (UWMF). A faculty appointment through UWSMPH is required to obtain clinical privileges at UWHC. Search current UWSMPH openings

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Obtainining verficiation

UW Hospitals and Clinics uses NAMSS Pass for all primary source affiliation and non-accredited fellowship verifications. Please visit the NAMSS Pass website to obtain verification.

Contact us

For questions

For general questions regarding medical staff, email uwmedstaff@uwhealth.org or call (608) 263-6601.

For specific questions, please contact the following individuals:

Wendy Garcia - wgarcia@uwhealth.org

  • Advanced Practice Nurses

  • Physician Assistants

Michele Klaus - mklaus@uwhealth.org

  • Regulatory Requirements/Delegated Agreements:

For questions related to physician observers, please email mdobservers@uwhealth.org