Advanced Practice Provider Student Opportunities
Central to our academic mission, UW Health offers learning experiences to nurse practitioner (NP), physician assistant (PA) and certified nurse midwifery (CNM) students through affiliations with partnering schools.
Our students are offered rotations based on their professional area of planned certification and course and personal objectives in the following areas:
- Adult/family primary care
- Ambulatory and inpatient medicine specialties:
- Ambulatory and inpatient surgical specialties:
Student Placement Process
Based on high demand for student placement, we have a centralized process for assigning and matching students with preceptors. We prioritize our UW-Madison school partners, UW Health employees and other highly rated educational programs around the state and region. In addition, we limit rotations at UW Health to two per student to provide experience at other organizations and to allow opportunities for other incoming students.
UW Health uses myClinicalExchange to receive NP, PA, and CNM student placement requests, assign preceptors, and onboard students. In order for a student to be considered for a rotation the school must already have an Affiliation Agreement on file with UW Health. A school representative should contact the APP office at firstname.lastname@example.org to verify an agreement is on file.
If the school is familiar with mCE, and an Affiliation Agreement is on file, the school clinical placement coordinator (not the student) can submit the request into mCE at any time. Please note deadlines below. If the school is not familiar with mCE, please have the clinical placement coordinator contact the APP office at email@example.com for more information.
Because we have a centralized process, we ask that neither the school coordinator or student reach out directly to our staff requesting sponsorship. All requests should come directly through mCE.
The following deadlines are for entering student clinical rotation requests:
- Fall semester placement: May 1
- Spring semester placement: Oct. 1
- Summer semester placement: March 1
Upon successful placement, students are matched with an NP, PA or CNM who is committed to creating a positive, comprehensive learning experience, customized to meet students' individual and course learning objectives.
Feel free to contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.