Overview

About Medical Staff Administration

In Illinois

Medical Staff Affairs and Credentialing at UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital (UWSA) is responsible for credentialing and privileging of the Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). This is in accordance with federal and state regulations and The Joint Commission.

For questions in Illinois, please call (779) 696-2086

In Wisconsin

Medical Staff Administration at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (UWHC) is responsible for credentialing and privileging of the Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) that practice at any UWHC location in accordance with federal and state regulations and The Joint Commission. We credential Medical Staff and APPs that practice at UWMF locations to be included in our delegated agreements.

The Medical Staff members include physicians, dentists, and podiatrists. The APPs include, but are not limited to, advanced practice nurses, anesthesiologist assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical psychologists, nurse midwives, and physician assistants. Currently, there are more than 2,000 privileged and/or credentialed providers at UWHC.

For question in Wisconsin, please call (608) 263-6601

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

Advanced Practice Professionals opportunities

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Verifications

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