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

See how AHW-funded education and workforce development projects are making an impact across Wisconsin


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Growing Our Own: Creating a Pathway into Medicine for Rural & Hmong Students

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Closing the Gap: Improving Access to Care, Training the Next Generation of Practitioners

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Integration of Community Health Workers into Public Health Initiatives

Increasing training and deployment of CHWs in Wisconsin

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

Health Career Path2Practice Certificate

Developing a comprehensive careers exploratory course for higher education institutions across Wisconsin

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

MCW Pharmacy School Design & Development

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

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

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