Education & Workforce Development Pathway

Transforming the landscape of the health research, health care, and community and public health workforce by supporting efforts that develop and grow a workforce that is poised to meet the diverse and evolving needs of Wisconsin residents now and for generations to come.


Propelling promising work and ideas to develop and grow a health workforce that is increasingly accessible, equipped, and representative of the diversity of the community being served.

Partnering for Change …

with today’s leaders, early career professionals, and the next generation of leaders across biomedical research, academic medicine, and community and public health

Creating Opportunities for Impact …

in the health research, health care, and community and public health workforce by:

  • Investing grant dollars in viable solutions that support the development of educational programs, enhance cross-disciplinary networks, and boost existing or new workforce development efforts
  • Connecting individuals, agencies, and programs across disciplines through programming that supports the sharing of ideas and knowledge
  • Influencing action through both funding and programming that supports sustainable workforce solutions to better meet Wisconsin’s evolving health needs

Producing Outcomes for a Healthier Wisconsin …

by strengthening community and academic capacity, cultivating leadership in public health and research, promoting effective partnerships, and supporting the development of effective programs, policies, and practices

OPEN Education & Workforce Development FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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Funded Project Profiles

Read about the impact AHW-funded education and workforce development projects are making across Wisconsin:

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MCW Pharmacy School Design & Development

Addressing health workforce needs by developing a School of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Preceptor Award: Effect of PPE on Incidence of COVID-19 in a Ventilator Capable Nursing Home

Creating a student research experience to investigate one Wisconsin nursing home's experience with COVID-19

The Medical Assistant Accelerated Pathway to Employment Training Project

Developing a pipeline for medical assistants and improving access to health care careers in the greater Milwaukee region

Doctorate in Public Health Program

Developing a doctorate in public health program at MCW to advance mid-career professionals to become transformational leaders in public, population, or community health

Building Precision Medicine Capacity for Innovative Patient Care

Developing a new precision medicine education program at MCW to help this apporach into routine clinical care at MCW, Wisconsin, and the US

A New Model for Medical Student Education: Planning

Planning a new medical education curriculum at the Medical College of Wisconsin

See more funded projects on our funded project database.

Contact US

For further information about this funding pathway, contact Yumari Ortiz at​​​​​​​.

Explore other pathways

We believe that change is sparked more rapidly and impact is greater when we work together. We seek out Wisconsin’s innovators, collaborators, and problem-solvers across four pathways:



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